euro cent

variants: or Euro cent

Definition of euro cent

1 : a monetary unit equal to ¹/₁₀₀ euro
2 : a coin representing one euro cent

Examples of euro cent in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The international mobile carrier reported organic service revenue growth of 1.6% in its financial fourth quarter, stronger than the 0.9% consensus of analyst estimates gathered by the company, and kept a final dividend of 4.5 euro cents. Thomas Seal,, 15 May 2020 Hajesch said Ionity would charge 79 euro cents per kilowatt hour for customers who don’t have a contract with a mobility service provider for a different rate. Washington Post, 16 Jan. 2020 The 2018 fuel-tax increase, passed under Mr. Macron’s first budget law without drawing public attention, came into effect in January, raising the tax on diesel by 7.6 euro cents a liter and by 3.9 cents a liter for unleaded gas. Noemie Bisserbe, WSJ, 7 Dec. 2018 The government won’t backtrack on its plans for sizable increases in taxes on fuel; the tax on diesel will rise more than six euro cents a liter (about 26 U.S. cents a gallon) starting Jan. 1. Noemie Bisserbe, WSJ, 27 Nov. 2018 Deutsche Bank lost 735 million euros ($903 million) last year and declared a small dividend of 11 euro cents per share. Washington Post, 8 Apr. 2018 The government was firm on one point: The new bags could not be given out for free, and the charge of 1 euro cent to 3 euro cents per eco-friendly bag had to appear on the sales bill. Elisabetta Povoledo, New York Times, 8 Jan. 2018 See More

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First Known Use of euro cent

1995, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Euro cent.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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