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During the war, my mother used to take me to the local repertory theatre on a Monday night, and we used to get two seats for the price of one, for nine pence, in the gods.
Geraldine McEwan

Meaning of "pence" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PENCE

pence  [pɛns] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PENCE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Pence 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 PENCE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

pence

Penny

A penny is a coin or a unit of currency used in several English-speaking countries. It is often the smallest denomination within a currency system. A pre-decimal penny from the United Kingdom, equivalent to 1⁄240 of the pound sterling. A 2013 one-cent coin from the United States, known colloquially as a "penny". It is equivalent to 1⁄100 of the United States dollar. A 1929 South African penny, featuring King George V.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PENCE


commence
kəˈmɛns
common-sense
ˈkɒmənˈsɛns
defence
dɪˈfɛns
dense
dɛns
dispense
dɪˈspɛns
expense
ɪkˈspɛns
fence
fɛns
hence
hɛns
immense
ɪˈmɛns
incense
ˈɪnsɛns
intense
ɪnˈtɛns
mense
mɛns
offence
əˈfɛns
pretence
prɪˈtɛns
self-defense
ˌsɛlfdɪˈfɛns
sense
sɛns
spence
spɛns
suspense
səˈspɛns
tense
tɛns
thence
ðɛns

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PENCE

penannular
penates
pencel
penchant
Penchi
pencil
pencil box
pencil case
pencil cedar
pencil crayon
pencil in
pencil pusher
pencil rubber
pencil sharpener
pencil skirt
penciler
pencilled
penciller
pencilling
pencraft

WORDS THAT END LIKE PENCE

absence
at your convenience
audience
conference
confidence
convenience
difference
essence
evidence
experience
influence
Lawrence
of the essence
political science
presence
reference
residence
science
violence
with a difference

Synonyms and antonyms of pence in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «pence» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PENCE

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

Translator English - Chinese

便士
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

peniques
570 millions of speakers

English

pence
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पेंस
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بنسا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

пенсов
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pence
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পয়সায়
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

pence
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pence
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Pence
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ペンス
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

펜스
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pence
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tiền lẻ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பென்ஸ்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पेंस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

peni
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

penny
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pensów
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

пенсів
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pence
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πένες
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

pennies
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

pence
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

pence
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of pence

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PENCE»

The term «pence» is very widely used and occupies the 5.764 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PENCE» OVER TIME

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

EXAMPLES

3 QUOTES WITH «PENCE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word pence.
1
Gemma Arterton
My mother, she had a very good attitude toward money. I'm very grateful for the fact that we had to learn to save. I used to get like 50 pence a week, and I'd save it for like five months. And then I'd spend it on Christmas presents. I'd save up like eight pounds. It's nothing, but we did that.
2
Geraldine McEwan
During the war, my mother used to take me to the local repertory theatre on a Monday night, and we used to get two seats for the price of one, for nine pence, in the gods.
3
Sue Townsend
In the playground, I always made people laugh; I used to charge them three pence for an impression of a teacher. It kept me in toffees.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PENCE»

Discover the use of pence in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to pence and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Who's Afraid of Human Cloning?
Gregory Penceoffers a candid look at the arguments for and against for and against human cloning, and comes to some startling conclusions.
Gregory E. Pence, 1998
2
Education Groups for Men Who Batter: The Duluth Model
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Ellen Pence, Michael Paymar, 1993
3
Classic works in medical ethics: core philosophical readings
This book offers classic, well-written articles that have stood the test of time and have something to teach.
Gregory E. Pence, 1997
4
Cloning After Dolly: Who's Still Afraid?
In a new book building on his classic Who's afraid of Human Cloning? Pence continues to advocate a reasoned view of cloning.
Gregory E. Pence, 2004
5
Designer Food: Mutant Harvest Or Breadbasket of the World?
The author takes readers deep into the heart of genetically engineered food revealing the depth of its influence on our lives, discussing corn, potatoes, squash, papaya, soybeans, and much more.
Gregory E. Pence, 2002
6
Big Grammar Book: 101 Worksheets for English Lessons
1. six pounds forty nine pence. 2. fifteen pounds nineteen pence. 3. fourteen pounds sixty seven pence. 4. thirty seven pounds eighty five pence. 5. eight pounds eighty eight pence. 6. three hundred and forty six pounds fifty one pence.
Matt Purland, 2004
7
Beyond Quality in Early Childhood Education and Care: ...
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Gunilla Dahlberg, Peter Moss, Alan R. Pence, 1999
8
Socialist Modern: East German Everyday Culture and Politics
This book explores the ways in which modernity shaped the relationship between socialist state and society in East Germany.
Katherine Pence, Paul Betts, 2008
9
The Ethics of Food: A Reader for the Twenty-first Century
This comprehensive collection addresses a broad range of subjects, including the meaning of food, moral analyses of vegetarianism and starvation, the safety and environmental risks of genetically modified food, issues of global food ...
Gregory E. Pence, 2002
10
Equine Dentistry: A Practical Guide
Procedural in its approach, this text contains many tables, charts and lists, and step-by-step procedures, diagnostic evaluation, and medical and surgical management of all dental problems in the horse.
Patricia Pence, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PENCE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term pence is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Indiana spends nearly $300000 on signs with Pence catchphrase
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A state agency has added Gov. Mike Pence's catchphrase to the facades of buildings in downtown Indianapolis at a ... «South Bend Tribune, Jul 15»
2
Gov. Pence to visit Fort Wayne's Ivy Tech Campus Tuesday afternoon
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) -- Indiana Governor Mike Pence will be in Fort Wayne this upcoming Tuesday in an effort to have a conversation ... «21Alive, Jul 15»
3
Turning two pence into an £800 hospital bonus
A RARE error mule two-pence coin has raised more than £800 for the Royal ... After a week on ebay the two-pence coin raised £802 from an ... «Reading Chronicle, Jul 15»
4
Athletics-Giants Runs
Pence walked on four pitches, Posey to second. Belt singled to center, Posey scored, Pence to second. B.Crawford infield single to first, Pence ... «San Francisco Chronicle, Jul 15»
5
Pence Ranch Cultivates Excellence From the Ground Up
Pence Ranch is a must-see winery for those seeking a serene and unique wine tasting experience in Santa Barbara County.” ... «hitched, Jul 15»
6
Hunter Pence continues his hot streak
Fantasy Impact: Pence has been unstoppable since returning from the DL, and he seems hell bent on making up for his lost counting stats. «FantasyPros, Jul 15»
7
Pence to celebrate 90th
Pence and husband, Harry, moved the Xenia in 1946. She was a substitute secretary in Xenia schools and retired from Home Federal Bank in ... «Xenia Gazette, Jul 15»
8
Sartell fashionista turns hobby into business
SARTELL – Most businesses start out small. For Darrin Pence, it started with a box of clothes, a camera and eBay. That was 2010. Fast forward ... «St. Cloud Times, Jul 15»
9
UPDATED: Peavy, Pence, Pagan join forces as Giants go in-house …
Pence turned the inning from an amuse bouche to a satisfying small plate, smacking a double that easily scored Duffy from first base. «San Jose Mercury News, Jul 15»
10
Tully: Pence's environmental petulance hurts Indiana
It would be a lot easier to take Gov. Mike Pence's opposition to just about every new environmental policy seriously if he didn't so gleefully and ... «Indianapolis Star, Jul 15»

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