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abbreviations: monetary units

When it is necessary to distinguish dollar amounts in one currency from those in another, use the appropriate symbol with the amount in question:

  • The loan will be repaid in eighty instalments of Can$650 (or CAN$650) each.
  • Please enclose a cheque in the amount of US$100.

For further information on monetary units, see the following articles: