escudo


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escudo

1. the standard monetary unit of Cape Verde, divided into 100 centavos
2. the former standard monetary unit of Portugal, divided into 100 centavos; replaced by the euro in 2002
3. a former monetary unit of Chile, divided into 100 centesimos
4. an old Spanish silver coin worth 10 reals
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The government began to use Operacion Escudo during the holidays in 2015, and its only concrete results appear to be the number of Haitians deported.
"Though the escudo logo appears on both bottle and can of the two products, the same cannot be considered as an indication that San Mig Light is merely a variant of the brand Pale Pilsen, since the said escudo insignia is the corporate logo of petitioner, but does not form part of its brand.
As cochonilhas sem perfuracao no escudo foram identificadas, isoladas e colocadas em capsulas de gelatina, as quais foram etiquetadas e fixadas com alfinetes em bandejas de isopor e deixadas na temperatura ambiente do laboratorio.