kurus


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kuruş

(kʊˈruːʃ)
n, pl -ruş
(Currencies) a Turkish monetary unit worth one hundredth of a lira. Also: piastre
[from Turkish]

ku•rus

(kʊˈruʃ)

n., pl. -rus.
a monetary unit of Turkey, equal to 1/100 of a lira.
[1880–85; < Turkish kuruş]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kurus - 100 kurus equal 1 lira in Turkey
Turkish monetary unit - monetary unit in Turkey
Turkish lira, lira - the basic unit of money in Turkey
asper - 20 aspers equal 1 kurus in Turkey
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Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he did not have even a kurus in Swiss banks, and added, "now I am telling the main opposition leaders and others that if they prove such a thing, I will not remain at this position.