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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpesetape‧se‧ta /pəˈseɪtə/ noun [countable]  PEWthe standard unit of money used in Spain before the Euro
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pesetaHe took 15,000 pesetas off me and said he'd come to my apartment later that evening.Banesto shares rose 1 peseta to 827 pesetas a share after the release of the earnings report.Shares of Banco Santander, its majority owner, were up 20 pesetas at 6,030 pesetas.Profit per share is expected to be 392. 38 pesetas, up from 322. 68 the previous year.Bankinter shares dropped 50 pesetas to 12,460 on the Madrid Stock Exchange.They are more likely, in fact, to buy cash pesetas, in order to hedge their put options.But new developments will be priced in pesetas.It means cheaper imports, more pesetas for the pound, a stronger feelgood factor.
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