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li·ra

 (lîr′ə, lē′rä)
n. pl. li·re (lîr′ā, lē′rĕ) or li·ras Abbr. l.
1. See Table at currency.
2. The primary unit of currency in Italy, Malta, San Marino, and the Vatican City before the adoption of the euro.

[Italian, from Old Italian, from Old Provençal liura, from Latin lībra, a unit of weight, pound.]

lira

(ˈlɪərə; Italian ˈliːra)
n, pl lire (ˈlɪərɪ; Italian ˈliːre) or liras
1. (Currencies) the former standard monetary unit of Italy, San Marino, and the Vatican City, divided into 100 centesimi; replaced by the euro in 2002
2. (Currencies) Also called: pound the standard monetary unit of Turkey, divided into 100 kuruş
3. (Currencies) the former standard monetary unit of Malta, divided into 100 cents or 1000 mils; replaced by the euro in 2008
[Italian, from Latin lībra pound]

li•ra

(ˈlɪər ə)

n., pl. li•re (ˈlɪər eɪ)
li•ras.
1. the basic currency of Italy, which has a fixed value relative to the euro.
2. the basic monetary unit of Malta and Turkey.
[1610–20; < Italian < Old Provençal lieura < Latin lībra pound]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lira - the basic unit of money on Maltalira - the basic unit of money on Malta; equal to 100 cents
Maltese monetary unit - monetary unit on Malta
2.lira - the basic unit of money in Turkeylira - the basic unit of money in Turkey  
Turkish monetary unit - monetary unit in Turkey
kurus, piaster, piastre - 100 kurus equal 1 lira in Turkey
3.lira - formerly the basic unit of money in Italylira - formerly the basic unit of money in Italy; equal to 100 centesimi
centesimo - a fractional monetary unit of several countries: Panama and Italy and Uruguay and Chile
Italian monetary unit - monetary unit in Italy
Translations
لَيْرَهليره: وحدة نقدية تركيّه
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liraliretTürk lirası

lira

[ˈlɪərə] N (lire (pl)) [ˈlɪərɪ]lira f

lira

nLira f; 500 lira(s)500 Lire

lira

[ˈlɪərə] nlira

lira

(ˈliərə) plural lire (ˈliərei) noun
1. the standard unit of money in Italy before euro.
2. the standard unit of money in Turkey.
References in classic literature ?
The wages were the noble figure of a lira and a half, which is just over a bob, a day, but there were lashings of sound wine for one and all, and better wine to bathe in.
But we had not a lira between us at the time, and only the rags in which we sat barefoot in the boat.
And by ten o'clock we were quit of Genoa; the last lean, blue-chinned official had left our decks; the last fruitseller had been beaten off with bucketsful of water and left cursing us from his boat; the last passenger had come aboard at the last moment--a fussy graybeard who kept the big ship waiting while he haggled with his boatman over half a lira.
Lukoil have announced temporary abandoning of the well, in a bid to further assess the Lira gas discovery.
The depreciation of the lira was only limited to around 25 percent within this period.
So far this year, the cost has risen by around 11 billion lira ($3.
65,the Turkish lira has now collapsed even before the first Fed rate hike has begun.
The lira is facing its worst slide since January, when the central bank intervened by raising interest rates in an emergency move.
This could lead to a monetary ease by the central bank in Ankara and a rise in Turkish Lira debt as "disinflation psychology" dominates the money market.
9 billion Turkish lira ($459 billion) as of June 27, according to data released by Turkey's Central Bank on Thursday.
While the depreciation of the Turkish lira and subsequent increases in key domestic interest rates have credit negative implications, rated Turkish corporates generally have good liquidity buffers, long-term debt maturity profiles and some revenues denominated in foreign currency," says Martin Kohlhase, a Moody's Vice President-Senior Analyst and co-author of the report.
ISTANBUL - Turkey's central bank held its key interest rates steady on Tuesday after pressure on the embattled lira relented in response to aggressive monetary tightening last month.