Adjective "escudos" definition and examples

(Escudos may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ɛˈʃk(j)uːdəʊ//ɛˈsk(j)uːdəʊ/

Definitions and examples

noun

The basic monetary unit of Portugal and the Cape Verde Islands, equal to 100 centavos (replaced in Portugal by the euro in 2002).
  1. 'Portugal had until the end of February to phase out the escudo.'
  2. 'The baron got 800 escudos a year in compensation.'
  3. 'She could earn up to 15,000 escudos a day, or three times the going rate for a building site in Lisbon.'

More definitions

1. a coin and monetary unit of Cape Verde, equal to 100 centavos.

2. a former coin and monetary unit of Angola, Guinea-Bissau, and Mozambique.

3. a former paper money and monetary unit of Chile, equal to 100 condors or 1000 pesos, replaced by the new peso in 197

5.

4. any of various former gold coins of Spain, Spanish America, and Portugal.

5. a for

More examples(as adjective)

"targets can be escudos for people."

"years can be escudos."

"investments can be escudos."

"seven-years can be escudos."

"profits can be escudos."

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Origin

(escudo)Spanish and Portuguese, from Latin scutum ‘shield’.