Zimbabwean dollar

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Noun1.Zimbabwean dollar - the basic unit of money in Zimbabwe
dollar - the basic monetary unit in many countries; equal to 100 cents
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In a statement, the finance and agriculture ministries said they had budgeted 53 million Zimbabwean dollars ($18 million) in payments to "former farm owners affected by the land reform programme and who are in financial distress." More than 4,000 of the country's 4,500 white farmers were stripped of their land under former president Mugabe's highly controversial land seizures.
Imagine, a sweet which cost one Zimbabwe dollar before the inflation would have cost 231m Zimbabwean dollars a year later.
35,000,000,000,000,000 Zimbabwean dollars could be exchanged for US$1 as President Robert Mugabe's government discarded its virtually worthless national currency.
In the fun traditions of the awards they are handed a pot plant and a fake 10 trillion Zimbabwean dollars.
Zimbabwean dollars may be converted into US dollars at specified rates during this period.
Americans just throw their money at those village orphans, and she needs a place to exchange her greenbacks for Zimbabwean dollars. It will take crates and crates of Zim dollars to keep anyone alive in that bloody dry spot--even more to support a whole orphanage."
Then there's the food and drink - not just for the journey but for the holiday itself - considered to be a wise move if you're travelling to the Emerald Isle where a wallet full of English pounds goes about as far as a barrow-load of Zimbabwean dollars these days.
Although especially permanent workers would invest in things like livestock and housing materials, most non-cash remittances took the form of small, everyday commodities that could both be used back at home or resold there for Zimbabwean dollars as needed: soap, cooking oil, flour, matches.
Now that they no longer need to pay 10 million Zimbabwean dollars for a loaf of bread, many Zimbabweans are finding such basics more affordable.
But he is also a multi-trillionaire - in Zimbabwean dollars! His possessions include 100-trillion banknotes from the inflation-hit African country, not to mention money used by German Nazis and the British Indian empire.
Last year when inflation was particularly bad, you could buy a Rolls Royce with a certain amount of Zimbabwean dollars one week and the next week all the same amount could buy was a cup of coffee!