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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fils]
    • /fɪls/
    • /fˈɪlz/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fils]
    • /fɪls/

Definitions of fils word

  • noun plural fils a coin and monetary unit of Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, and the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen, the 100th part of a dinar. 1
  • noun plural fils a bronze coin of the United Arab Emirates, the 100th part of a dirham. 1
  • noun plural fils an aluminum coin and monetary unit of the Yemen Arab Republic, the 100th part of a riyal. 1
  • noun plural fils son: sometimes used after a name with the meaning of Jr., as in Dumas fils. 1
  • abbreviation FILS fils. 1
  • noun fils A monetary unit of Iraq, Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, and Yemen, equal to one hundredth of a riyal in Yemen and one thousandth of a dinar elsewhere. 1

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Origin of fils

First appearance:

before 1885
One of the 21% newest English words
1885-90; < Arabic, probably < Greek phóllis a kind of coin

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Parts of speech for Fils


fils popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 94% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for fils

noun fils

  • boy — A boy is a child who will grow up to be a man.
  • heir — a person who inherits or has a right of inheritance in the property of another following the latter's death.
  • relative — a person who is connected with another or others by blood or marriage.
  • sibling — a brother or sister.
  • child — A child is a human being who is not yet an adult.

Antonyms for fils

noun fils

  • daughter — Someone's daughter is their female child.

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