Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See Table at currency.

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  • n. A subdivision of currency, equal to a 1/100th of a Lesotho loti.

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  • n. 100 lisente equal 1 loti in Lesotho; one sente is worth one-hundredth of a loti

Etymologies

Sotho (Sesotho), from English cent.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • More often, it is a cat and mouse game of "sente", trying to gain control and force a winning position.

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  • She also mentions that women are doing pioneering work figuring out how to use rechargeable phone cards to transfer money (via a system called "sente" in Uganda) from urban to rural areas.

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  • Entonces miro a un niño, su cara reflejaba el maximo panico, sus ojos brillosos, transparentaban la serie de comentarios que su madre le dio antes de salir de casa, me sente a su lado me miraba, asombrado, por mi “valentia” al no traer cubrebocas.

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  • Mesmo too agora ALEGRIA ida ne ita sei sente nafatin maibe, durante tinan 10 nia laran ne susar no terus sedauk sés husi ita (caso boot liu mak iha tinan 2006).

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  • Esta acção foi realizada baseando-se no sentimento de invisibilidade que a maioria dos sem-abrigo sente.

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  • "La met della vita non la fine della vita", dice la Stone, 51 anni, per niente "scioccata" di posare senza veli alla sua et, anzi si sente "molto meglio oggi che vent'anni fa".

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • "La met della vita non la excellent della vita", dice la Stone, 51 anni, per niente "scioccata" di posare senza veli alla sua et, anzi si sente "molto meglio oggi che vent'anni fa".

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • Eric, Im no linguist, but just a word of advice: - People might take your comments more seriously if you omit words like "terrist, Islams and sente".

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  • He voted to raise taxes on anyone making over $42,000 while he was in the sente.

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  • Storia di un cerchio giallo che si sente emarginato nel mondo verde che lo circonda.

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  • Do try out the introduction at Yahoo Games, and the wealth of information at Sensei's Library. Then try a few turn-based games at Dragon Go.

    July 28, 2007

  • I need to learn how to play Go. I have a board and pieces, but the instructions that came with them are in unintelligible Engrish. I am, however, a big fan (and local wizard) of Pente, a very similar game that coincidentally has a very similar name to this word. Odd.

    July 20, 2007

  • Currency? Bah. Sente is a a Japanese term from the game of Go for "initiative" or "control". The player with sente is the one choosing freely while the other (in gote) is forced to respond.

    July 20, 2007