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noun. ['ˈsɛnt'] a fractional monetary unit of several countries.
- cent (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
- centum (Latin)
Rhymes with Cent
Sentences with cent
1. Noun, singular or mass
The spread is the difference between these two prices and in this case is 1 cent.
Quotes about cent
1. If you’re in the luckiest one per cent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 per cent.
- Warren Buffett
2. You want to play house, you got to have a job. You want to play very nice house, very sweet house, then you got to have a job you don't like. Great. This is the way ninety-eight-point-nine per cent of the people work things out, so believe me, buddy, you've got nothing to apologize for.
- Richard Yates, Revolutionary Road
3. Hard-covered books break up friendships. You loan a hard covered book to a friend and when he doesn’t return it you get mad at him. It makes you mean and petty. But twenty-five cent books are different.
- John Steinbeck