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Meaning of "ducat" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD DUCAT

From Old French, from Old Italian ducato coin stamped with the doge's image, from duca doge, from Latin dux leader.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF DUCAT

ducat  [ˈdʌkət] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DUCAT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Ducat is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES DUCAT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Ducat

The ducat /ˈdʌkət/ was a gold or silver coin used as a trade coin in Europe from the later medieval centuries until as late as the 20th century. Many types of ducats had various metallic content and purchasing power throughout that period. The gold ducat of Venice gained wide international acceptance, like the medieval Byzantine hyperpyron and the Florentine florin, or the modern British pound sterling and the United States dollar.

Definition of ducat in the English dictionary

The definition of ducat in the dictionary is any of various former European gold or silver coins, esp those used in Italy or the Netherlands. Other definition of ducat is any coin or money.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DUCAT


Alcott
ˈɔːlkət
applicate
ˈæplɪkət
ascot
ˈæskət
Connecticut
kəˈnɛtɪkət
Eckert
ˈɛkət
mascot
ˈmæskət
mercat
ˈmɛrkət
metasilicate
ˌmɛtəˈsɪlɪkət
muscat
ˈmʌskət
orthosilicate
ˌɔːθəʊˈsɪlɪkət
Prescott
ˈprɛskət
Sickert
ˈsɪkət
UCATT
ˈʌkət
Urquhart
ˈɜːkət
wainscot
ˈweɪnskət
Walcott
ˈwɔːlkət

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DUCAT

ducal
ducally
ducatoon
Duccio di Buoninsegna
duce
Duchamp
Duchenne dystrophy
Duchenne muscular dystrophy
duchess
duchesse
duchies
duchy
duck
duck hawk
duck pond
duck shooting
duck shove
duck shover
duck soup
duck-billed dinosaur

WORDS THAT END LIKE DUCAT

bell the cat
big cat
bobcat
cat
Cheshire cat
copycat
fat cat
hellcat
hepcat
Magnificat
ocicat
pussycat
requiescat
scaredy-cat
scat
snowcat
tiger cat
tomcat
white cat
wildcat

Synonyms and antonyms of ducat in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «ducat» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DUCAT

Find out the translation of ducat to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of ducat from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «ducat» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

ducat
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ducat
570 millions of speakers

English

ducat
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

स्र्पये
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

دوكات
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

дукат
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ducat
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ডুকাট্
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

ducat
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ducat
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Dukaten
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ダカット金貨
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

다켓
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ducat
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thỏi vàng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஷில்லிங்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ड्यूकॅट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

gümüş para
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ducato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dukat
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

дукат
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ducat
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δουκάτο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

dukaat
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ducat
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Ducat
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of ducat

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DUCAT»

The term «ducat» is regularly used and occupies the 83.966 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DUCAT» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «ducat» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «ducat» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about ducat

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DUCAT»

Discover the use of ducat in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to ducat and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Constitutional Interpretation
The text is popular with instructors because it explains difficult concepts extensively and clearly.
Craig Ducat, 2012
2
Spartan Education: Youth and Society in the Classical Period
Jean Ducat is the leading French authority on Classical Sparta. Here is what is likely to be seen as his magnum opus. Ducat systematically collects, translates and evaluates the sources - famous and obscure alike - for Spartan education.
Jean Ducat, Emma Stafford, Pamela-Jane Shaw, 2006
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Constitutional Interpretation: Rights of the Individual
Offering a good balance between textual explanation and edited court cases written in clear, concise language, this text remains the standard text for both students and instructors alike.
Craig Ducat, 2008
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Constitutional Interpretation: Powers of Government
The text is popular with instructors because it explains difficult concepts extensively and clearly.
Craig Ducat, 2012
5
Gold Coins of the World: From Ancient Times to the Present. ...
Facing bust/Rv. Arms. 2254. 1 Ducat 1643 (DK) Bust/ Rv. Arms. 2255. 1 Ducat 1651 (CM) 2256. 1 Ducat 1657 (DK), 1660 over 1657 Bust in elector's robes / Rv. Arms. 2257. 1 Ducat 1657 (NB), 1658 (without NB) Armored bust/Rv. Arms. 2258.
Arthur L. Friedberg, Ira S. Friedberg, 2009
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Venetian Ships and Shipbuilders of the Renaissance
About 1423 the Venetian GROSSI coin contained 1.6 grams of silver, the SOLDINO coin .4 grams of silver so that 1 GROSSI was reckoned as 4 soldi of the lira di piccoli at a time when 1 gold DUCAT coin equalled 104 soldi di piccoli'0 The ...
Frederic Chapin Lane, 1992
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The Wimp Factor: Gender Gaps, Holy Wars, and the Politics of ...
In this eye-opening book on how male anxiety has come to shape political thinking and behavior, Dr. Stephen Ducat argues that there is a direct association between the magnitude of a man’s femiphobia and his tendency to embrace right-wing ...
Stephen Ducat, 2005
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Venice: A Documentary History, 1450-1630
Dieci Savi (or Savii) sopra le Decime Ten magistrates responsible for assessing lay residents of Venice for the tenth or decima, which fell chiefly upon landed property. Ducat In most of the texts in this book the ducat referred to is the Venetian ...
David Sanderson Chambers, Jennifer Fletcher, Brian Pullan, 2001
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A Monetary History of the Ottoman Empire
The gold florins of Florence that began to be minted in 1252 and the Venetian ducat, sequin or zecchino, that appeared with the same standards in 1284, became the leading European coins in the Levant around 1350. By the middle of the ...
Sevket Pamuk, 2000
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Turning Points: Your Career Decision Making Guide
Revised hallmarks of the book as follows: A structured, four-step approach (ASAP: Ask-Search-Analyze-Plan) for gathering information about career options has been refined. (Chapters 1, 4 & 5).
Diane Elizabeth Ducat, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DUCAT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term ducat is used in the context of the following news items.
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Sutton Valence Care Home resident Vera Pigott turns 110
That title falls to Alice Ducat, of Hythe, who is 61 days older. The longest lived person recorded in the UK was Charlotte Marion Hughes, who ... «Kent Online, Jul 15»
2
Curious Theatre Company to Present THE BROTHERS SIZE, 7/11-8/1
The creative team for The Brother/Sister Plays includes Curious Artistic Company Members Jason Ducat, Shannon McKinney and Chip Walton, ... «Broadway World, Jul 15»
3
Washington-area obituaries of note
The cause was pneumonia, said a friend, Sue Ducat. Ms. Weiner, a Washington resident, was born in Cambridge, Mass., and moved to the ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»
4
Broadway Box-Office Analysis, June 29-July 5: Wolf Hall Ends With …
This past week, its average ducat was $157.94 — just 38 cents higher than the average ticket price of The Lion King. The rare shows to see an ... «Playbill.com, Jul 15»
5
The bro-ification of the American flag
... the psychologist and political scientist Stephen J. Ducat says the “virile bombast” that the White House displayed leading up to the invasion of ... «Boston.com, Jul 15»
6
June Ends With Ticket Sales Passing 48000
With every new Bulldog ducat claimed, the record-setting total for season tickets sold grows. In mid-May, the Ticket Office announced sales had ... «DawgsBite.com, Jun 15»
7
'Breakfast on the Farm' showcases innovative dairy
Bogart and his partner, Duane Ducat, highlighted their new barn, which also has a bigger parlor that is better for the cows and the dairy's ... «Green Bay Press Gazette, Jun 15»
8
Broadway Box-Office Analysis, June 22-28: Finding Neverland's Box …
... it in close striking distance of the usual champ in that department, The Book of Mormon, which commanded an average of $174.25 a ducat. «Playbill.com, Jun 15»
9
Freezing healthiest way of food preservation?
Sailors finally ate rats - sold at a ducat a piece. Over the years, people learned to pickle, salt, cure, sugar or ferment their favourite foods in order ... «The Hans India, Jun 15»
10
Morgan funeral: A voice from 'so long ago, so far away'
... Bruce Wright from Massachusetts; Bernie Ducat from Connecticut; and Ronnie Brooks, Junior Skinner and James Cameron, all from Georgia. «Salisbury Post, Jun 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Ducat [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/ducat>. Jul 2019 ».
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