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denomination

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Religion, Banking, Currencies
denominationde‧nom‧i‧na‧tion /dɪˌnɒməˈneɪʃən $ dɪˌnɑː-/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 RRRRa religious group that has different beliefs from other groups within the same religion 🔊 Christians of all denominations2 BFBPEC technical the value shown on a coin, paper money, or a stamp
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denominationThey are at pains to insist that they are not called to be a denomination.Christians of all denominations attended the conference.Here at home there are denominations which, while they may boast a doctrinal comprehensiveness, manifest a cultural exclusiveness.She is an expert in exchange rates, with her cheques in many different currency denominations.Now they number many millions drawn from almost every nation on earth, and almost every denomination too.More favoured here was the use of promissory notes and bills of exchange in large volume and down to low denominations.Minimum denominations are $ 10,000.The same applies, of course, to other denominations and has been recognised in Britain as qualifying for state support.Consultation with the religious denominations was promised before new laws were adopted along the lines of the legislation of 1928.
From Longman Business Dictionarydenominationde‧nom‧i‧na‧tion /dɪˌnɒməˈneɪʃəndɪˌnɑː-/ noun [countable]FINANCE the value shown on a coin, BANKNOTE stamp etca handful of notes of different denominationsTV licence stamps in 50p denominationsA lot of our customers at the bank request small denomination notes.
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