Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of zaire.

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Examples

  • Initially the park was subsidized with 600,000 zaires annually.

    Virunga National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo

  • They bring in their foreign currency, exchange it for zaires with their silent partners, and then head for the diamond mines.

    The Diamond Myth

  • They bring in their foreign currency, exchange it for zaires with their silent partners, and then head for the diamond mines.

    The Diamond Myth

  • It refused to adopt Mobuto's new zaires due to its opposition to his rule and now continues to use the old zaires.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • High Council of the Republic, on the situation in the country, where "the state coffers are empty", but for notes with a face value of between 100,000 and one million new zaires.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The talk along the jetties is not of politics or war, but of money, even if the old women with their pockets stuffed with new zaires, the national currency, are tightlipped about their profits.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • In the meantime, the rebel government in Lubumbashi has been struggling with a shortage of cash caused by its failure to stabilizd the exchange rate of new zaires to the dollar.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • She paid 900 dollars for her goods and 5.9 million new zaires

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The mining company Gecamines, heeding orders from the rebels who took it over, has agreed to exchange new zaires for dollars - up to dlrs 2.5 million worth.

    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

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