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n. pl. poisha
A Bangladeshi unit of currency equal to 1/100 of the taka.

[Bengali, quarter, poisha, from Hindi paisā, quarter, paisa; see paisa.]
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(Currencies) currency a monetary unit of Bangladesh
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"Your contributions to the country are notable and significant, and we are working to ensure that every poisha (100 poisha equals one taka in Bangladesh, the country's legal tender) is used for the welfare of the people," Shaikh Hasina said.