IRA


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IRA

abbr.
1. individual retirement account
2. Irish Republican Army

IRA

abbreviation for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Irish Republican Army

IRA

or I.R.A.,

1. individual retirement account.
2. Irish Republican Army.

IRA

(Irish Republican Army) A militant nationalist organization striving for a united independent Ireland through increasingly terrorist means; responsible for many civilian deaths both in Britain and Northern Ireland. Considered the military wing of Sinn Fein, it is also called Provisional IRA.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.IRA - a militant organization of Irish nationalists who used terrorism and guerilla warfare in an effort to drive British forces from Northern Ireland and achieve a united independent Ireland
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Sinn Fein - an Irish republican political movement founded in 1905 to promote independence from England and unification of Ireland; became the political branch of the Irish Republican Army
Eire, Ireland, Irish Republic, Republic of Ireland - a republic consisting of 26 of 32 counties comprising the island of Ireland; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1921
2.IRA - a retirement plan that allows you to contribute a limited yearly sum toward your retirement; taxes on the interest earned in the account are deferred
3.IRA - belligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong (personified as one of the deadly sins)ira - belligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong (personified as one of the deadly sins)
deadly sin, mortal sin - an unpardonable sin entailing a total loss of grace; "theologians list seven mortal sins"
Translations

IRA

N ABBR
1. =Irish Republican ArmyIRA m
2. (US) =individual retirement account

IRA

[ˌaɪɑːrˈeɪ]
n abbr (=Irish Republican Army) → IRA f
(US) (=individual retirement account)

IRA

abbr of Irish Republican ArmyIRA f

IRA

[ˌaɪɑːrˈeɪ] n abbr =Irish Republican ArmyI.R.A. f
References in classic literature ?
C'est assez pour aujourd'hui, messieurs; demain nous recommencerons, et j'espere que tout ira bien.
Surely in counsels concerning religion, that counsel of the apostle would be prefixed, Ira hominis non implet justitiam Dei.
You haven't the pleasure of Mr Ira Nutcombe's acquaintance, Claire, or you wouldn't talk like that.
As O'Brien wrote at the time, it was a pact with the devil - physical force nationalism: "In terms of political influence, the men of violence - in this case specifically the Provisional IRA - have actually moved in from the margins to dominate the centre.
However, the IRA withdrawal will still be subject to income taxes.
On the other hand, if you fit any of the following profiles, you would probably not benefit from a Traditional IRA to Roth IRA conversion:
The traditional IRA (individual retirement account) provides opportunities for tax-deferred investment growth, which benefits the holder and ultimate beneficiaries of the account.
It is to the taxpayers benefit, then, to elect to convert to a Roth IRA in 1998 and spread the tax over the next four years.
For example, my client's mom funded her Roth IRA only once, with a contribution in 1999.
If the client's expected tax rate will be higher in retirement, the Roth IRA is the better choice.
Since you are talking about investing over a 40-year period, you should look at using both a 401(14) and an IRA for retirement.
Since the landmark peace was signed on Good Friday, April 1998, 61 Catholics have been shot by the IRA, 152 people have been beaten, 436 have been ordered to leave Northern Ireland, and 1606 people have been relocated as a result of intimidation (Globe, August 29, '99).