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- past and past participle of send
(until the introduction of the euro in 2011) a monetary unit of Estonia, equal to one hundredth of a kroon.
- ‘The loan was used to carry out monetary reform and stabilise Estonias economy, thanks to which the currency marks and pennies was converted in 1928 to kroons and sents.’
- ‘In 2005, environmental fees constituted 4,2 sents/kWh (4% of weighted electricity production price).’
Respelling of cent.
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