Definitions

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  • n. The unit of currency of Zaire.

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Examples

  • I lived in the U.S. for the next twelve years and became very Americanized, as children will, and although I haven't been back since, I've worked hard to keep my English pure, so that I don't sound like Jacques Cousteau describing zuh most -andsome craytures zaire are in zuh sea.

    Fierce Invalids Home From Hot Climates

  • After replacing the nouveau zaire (NZ) as the national currency on June

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • This includes replacing the currency established by Mobuto, the new zaire by the Congolese franc, a crucial measure upon which hinges economic and banking sector reforms.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The national currency, which Friday traded at 170,000 zaire to the dollar, soared to 50,000 to the dollar Monday, prompting merchants who normally accept dollars to demand zaires in case their value increases further.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Nobody appears to have any idea what the new zaire is really worth - nothing outside the country - but the rebel leaders say they are happy to allow market forces to set the rate.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Wa Dondo's 1,089-billion-zaire ($311 million) budget proposal, presented to parliament on Saturday, would pauperise the central

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • On "Wall Street", Kinshasa's bustling money-changing district, the zaire was being traded on Thursday at 2,450 to the dollar comared to 1,975 exactly a week ago.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Also in KINSHASA - Zaire has announced draconian steps to force the use of controversial new 5-million-zaire banknotes boycotted by opposition supporters.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The new zaire was issued on October 22 in an effort to solve the country's liquidity crisis.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • KINSHASA - Zaire gave its old currency the zaire a last-minute reprieve and said it would remain legal tender until December

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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