• (British) IPA: /ˌdɛsɪməlaɪˈzeɪʃən/

decimalisation (uncountable)

  1. Conversion to a decimal system.
  2. Specifically, conversion of the currency of the United Kingdom in 1971 from pounds, shillings and pence to a decimal system in which one pound was worth 100 new pence (later renamed simply pence).
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