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fo·rint

 (fôr′ĭnt′)
n.
See Table at currency.

[Hungarian, from Italian fiorino, florin; see florin.]
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forint

(Hungarian ˈforint)
n
(Currencies) the standard monetary unit of Hungary, divided into 100 fillér
[from Hungarian, from Italian fiorino florin]
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for•int

(ˈfɔr ɪnt)

n.
the basic monetary unit of Hungary.
[1945–50; < Hungarian < Italian fiorino. See florin]
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Noun1.forint - the basic unit of money in Hungary
Hungarian monetary unit - monetary unit in Hungary
filler - 100 filler equal 1 forint in Hungary
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Australian Dollar 1.74 Bulgarian Lev 2.22 Canadian Dollar 1.76 Croatian Kuna 8.67 Czech Koruna 30.82 Egyptian Pound 10.49 Euro 1.21 Hungarian Forint 347.39 NZ Dollar 1.84 Polish Zloty 4.74 S African Rand 16.74 Swiss Franc 1.42 Thai Baht 50.60 Turkish Lira 3.45 UAE Dirham 5.82 US Dollar 1.61
The forint was largely unfazed while bonds firmed slightly.
1.0700 Hungarian Forint............................
Eastern European destinations are full of promise, says the 2013 Post Office City Costs Barometer released today, with Budapest's low prices and the pound's stability against the forint currency making it the best bargain.
The forint has weakened significantly in recent weeks as a consequence of these worries.
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