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 ?
He wrote that Ira Nutcombe of whom they had spoken so often had most surprisingly left him in his will a large sum of money, and eased his conscience by telling himself that half of a million pounds undeniably was a large sum of money.
Surely in counsels concerning religion, that counsel of the apostle would be prefixed, Ira hominis non implet justitiam Dei.
C'est assez pour aujourd'hui, messieurs; demain nous recommencerons, et j'espere que tout ira bien.
Roth IRA investors tend to be younger, which ICI attributes to the fact that only recently have the rules regarding Roth IRA contribution limits, conversions and rollovers been eased.
So-called "alternative investments" are being sought out by IRA owners out of preferences for other asset classes--such as real estate--or a desire to produce better returns.
Beginning January 1, 2015, IRA owners can only do one 60-day rollover per year, for all of their IRAs.
The recommended way to move money from IRA to IRA is via direct transfers, where the money goes directly from one IRA to another--and the holder doesn't touch the money.
households contributed to any type of IRA in tax year 2012, and very few eligible households made catch-up contributions to traditional IRAs or Roth IRAs.
In some cases, however, you might find that you cannot make a deductible contribution to a traditional IRA or a nondeductible contribution to a Roth IRA.
The self-directed IRA offers an almost infinite set of investment options, and as the owner, you determine where and how your money is invested.
In Publication 590 (Individual Retirement Arrangements (IRAs)), the Internal Revenue Service defines a traditional IRA as "any IRA that is not a Roth IRA or a SIMPLE IRA" (i.
There are two types of IRAs, the traditional IRA and the Roth IRA.