ko·​peck | \ ˈkō-ˌpek How to pronounce kopeck (audio) \
variants: or less commonly kopek or

Definition of kopeck

a monetary subunit of the ruble (Russia) — see ruble at Money Table

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Widespread hacking is partly rooted in the tradition of not paying a kopeck for anything that could be grabbed free off the web, like software or movies. Neil Macfarquhar, New York Times, "A Russian Cybersleuth Battles the ‘Dark Ages’ of the Internet," 10 June 2016

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First Known Use of kopeck

1669, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for kopeck

Russian kopeĭka

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