Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A commercial term in use, principally on the continent of Europe, to denote—
- n. The rate of exchange between the currencies of two countries, as between those of Italy and the United States.
- n. The percentage of difference in the value of two metallic currencies, or a metallic and a paper currency of the same denomination, in the same country; hence, premium on the appreciated currency, and disagio, or discount, on the depreciated one.
- n. An allowance made in some places for the wear and tear of coins, as in Amsterdam, Hamburg, etc.
- n. The premium or percentage on a better sort of money when it is given in exchange for an inferior sort. The premium or discount on foreign bills of exchange is sometimes called agio.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Com.) The premium or percentage on a better sort of money when it is given in exchange for an inferior sort. The premium or discount on foreign bills of exchange is sometimes called
- n. a fee charged for exchanging currencies
“The difference between them is called the agio of the bank, which, at Amsterdam, is generally about five per cent.”
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“December 17, 2009 3: 28 PM in reply to agio using his bully pulpit with the public to goad Senators, perhaps the least accountable to the public elected officials in the U.S., into "behaving" would not, IMHO, have gotten results.”
“E' strano, e mi da veramente fastidio - certo forse e' naturale, e a dire il vero con alcune colleghe/amiche questo non succede piu anche se non e' che sia la solita Ra pazzoide, troppo diretta e inopportuna, e sicuramente col tempo mi sentiro piu a mio agio...ma mi da' comunque sui nervi che trovi cosi' difficile essere me stessa.”
“It's not something that happens often, but it's happened. never before, it happened to me a couple eeks agio like ... a few times.”
“Turk and Christian, men of all tongues and countries, used to consult old Touchwood, from the building of a mosque down to the settling of an agio. —”
“Scendendo lungo il fiume, egli si mise a proprio agio.”
“Hegel always said history repeats itself, and then the National Archives releases documents showing that 30 years agio Callaghan was willing to resign over a ptoential strike from the Police about their pay rise.”
“At present, however, small change is dear in Egypt; the Sarrafs, or money-changers, create the dearth in order to claim a high agio.”
“The façade of S. Martino is of the fourteenth century, as is that of S. Agostino, its neighbour, where you may find another altar by S.agio.”
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