How to Pronounce ducats?

Correct pronunciation for the word "ducats" is [d͡ʒˈuːkats], [d‍ʒˈuːkats], [dʒ_ˈuː_k_a_t_s].

"Ducats" in context

Ducats are a gold coin of various values that were once used in much of Europe. They are thought to have originated with the currency minted by the Republic of Venice in 1284. The design on the ducats consisted of a bust of the head of Saint Mark accompanied by the inscription 'Sit tibi Christe datus' (May Christ give you). Ducats were particularly valued in trade and were widely accepted, being equivalent to the gold coins of other major European powers. They were of a valued weight and could also be easily divided as they were likely to be used in large transactions.

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