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 money in Belarus

Etymologies

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

Belarusian, from Old Russian rublĭ, cut, piece; see ruble.

Examples

  • For example, a long cogged wooden instrument called a "rubel" (sounds similar to the name of the Russian currency) was used instead of an iron.

    News on www.kyivpost.com

  • If you don't want to become part of the 'lazysphere' (puh-lease) then don't follow techmeme or rubel or any of the A-list bloggers.

    Let's not be part of the lazysphere

  • It is an ordinary vomit, vinum scilliticum mixed with rubel in a little white wine.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Technorati Tags: amanda congdon, rocketboom, steve rubel

    Allan Jenkins' Desirable Roasted Coffee

  • Yahoo understands and is working with a version of my holsitic knowledge model blogging is pr with candor - steve rubel

    Archive 2005-06-19

  • Good ol' Leo delivers 51,707 words per dollar, though I'm not sure what the conversion to the rubel would do to that.

    Archive 2005-05-01

  • The overvalued rubel has especially hurt Belarusian exporters, most of which now operate at a loss.

    The 1996 CIA Factbook

  • The IMF suspended Minsk's $300 million standby program in November 1995 until the government would agree to a devaluation of the rubel.

    The 1996 CIA Factbook

  • Belarusian rubel note: the government signed a framework agreement with Russia for a monetary union in January 1994, but a schedule and mechanism for merging the two monetary systems and replacing Belarusian rubels with Russian rubles have not been worked out

    The 1994 CIA World Factbook

  • On January 1, the National Bank devalued the Belarusian rubel against the dollar by 20.45 percent from 2,200 to 2,650.

    The BEING HAD Times

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