Definition of banknote
: a promissory note issued by a bank payable to bearer on demand without interest and acceptable as money
Examples of banknote in a Sentence
the new nation immediately printed up its own banknotes
Recent Examples of banknote from the Web
The portraits on the banknotes have attracted considerable attention in the past, given their political implications.
Assad’s face appears on the new banknotes at a time when his government is boasting military successes against the armed rebellion across the country.
Ultra-low interest rates and a love of cash have seen the amount of banknotes and coins circulating in Japan surge over the past two decades, creating big opportunities for the security companies that transport money.
The 20 follows the introduction last year of a new 50-franc note, which was named banknote of 2016 by a group of international connoisseurs, beating out 18 competitors including the Bank of England’s controversial polymer note.
Famous artists like Winslow Homer and Asher B. Durand did magazine illustrations or banknote engravings at the same time as oil paintings.
Warhol’s splotchy, bright, single-sided prints don’t look anything like authentic banknotes, and Warhol never tried to convince anyone that his dollars were legal tender.
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First Known Use of banknote
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Definition of banknote for English Language Learners
: a piece of paper money
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