Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See Table at currency.

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  • n. The basic unit of currency of Hungary; subdivided into 100 fillér.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the basic unit of money in Hungary

Etymologies

Hungarian, from Italian fiorino, florin; see florin.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Hungarian for Florence. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The Senior Facilities provide for variable quarterly interest payments at a rate equal to the sum of the applicable margin plus EURIBOR (or BUBOR, if a loan is denominated in Hungarian forint) for the applicable quarterly interest period plus any mandatory costs.

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  • The forint is the world's worst-performing currency in the last month, having lost 4.2 percent against the euro.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • The forint is the world's worst-performing currency in the second half, having lost 15.5 percent to the euro since June 30.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • The forint is the world's worst performing currency against the euro in the past three months, having lost 7.7 percent against the single currency.

    BusinessWeek.com --

  • MáV is calling the forint loans in two parts: one for HUF 1.7 billion and the other for HUF

    Latest news _ Budapest Business Journal _ BBJ_online

  • Market positioning is relatively light, but given Hungary's vulnerabilities stemming from indebtedness, the forint could be a high beta currency in the emerging market asset class world.

    FXstreet.com

  • "The country still operates on the forint, meaning big value for travelers."

    Eight Countries Where The Dollar Goes Furthest

  • Our economy has grown for six consecutive quarters, unemployment levels are falling and the Hungarian forint is one of the world's strongest-performing currencies this year.

    Forget Austerity, Follow Hungary's Lead

  • Above, U.S. dollar, euro and Swiss franc bank notes are seen on top of the notes of the Hungarian forint.

    Rising Dollar: Headwind for U.S. Growth

  • For example, the Hungarian forint depreciated by 23% against the Swiss franc between the start of the year and its weakest point in early August.

    Interesting Times in Europe's Other Periphery

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