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pennies

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English

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /'pɛnɪz/
(US) SAMPA:/pE.niz/

Noun

pennies plural

  1. Plural form of penny.
  2. An unspecified, but very small amount of money. (It costs only pennies per day.)

Usage notes

  • This is the plural used when referring to several coins each worth one penny (in any currency), as in I have one tenpence coin and three pennies or I have one dime and three pennies. When referring to a sum of British money, the correct plural is pence, as in These apples are twenty pence each.

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