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ri·al 1

 (rē-ôl′, -äl′)
n.
See Table at currency.

[Persian, from Arabic riyāl, from Spanish real; see real2.]

ri·al 2

 (rē-ôl′, -äl′)
n.
Variant of riyal.

rial

(ˈraɪəl)
n
1. (Currencies) the standard monetary unit of Iran
2. (Currencies) the standard monetary unit of Oman, divided into 1000 baizas
3. (Currencies) another name for riyal
[C14: from Persian, from Arabic riyāl riyal]

ri•al1

(riˈɔl, -ˈɑl)

n.
the basic monetary unit of Iran, Oman, and the Republic of Yemen.
[1930–35; (< Persian) < Arabic riyāl riyal]

ri•al3

(riˈɔl, -ˈɑl)

n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rial - the basic unit of money in Yemenrial - the basic unit of money in Yemen; equal to 100 fils
Yemeni monetary unit - monetary unit in Yemen
2.rial - the basic unit of money in Oman
Omani monetary unit - monetary unit in Oman
baisa, baiza - 1,000 baiza equal 1 riyal-omani in Oman
3.rial - the basic unit of money in Iran
Iranian monetary unit - monetary unit in Iran
dinar, Iranian dinar - 100 dinars equal 1 rial in Iran
Translations
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I found in this seaman's chest about fifty pieces of eight, in rials, but no gold: I supposed this belonged to a poorer man than the other, which seemed to belong to some officer.
His tall shadow strode with a swagger; she turned her back on the window and waited, watching the shape, of which the footfalls seemed the most mate- rial part.
The SANA system is a system introduced by the Central Bank of Iran to the currency exchange offices, where the price of 1 euro is 130,347 rials, and the price of $1 is 116,117 rials.
No details have been divulged yet about the proposal but 120,000 rials equal to one U.S.
Second issue: Banknotes issued in 1972 under the supervision of Oman Currency Board (100 baisa, Quarter rial, Half rial, One rial, 5 rials, 10 rials)
"Second Issue: Banknotes issued in 1972 under the supervision of Oman Currency Board (100 Baisa, Quarter Rial, Half Rial, One Rial, 5 Rials, 10 Rials)." "Third Issue: Banknotes issued in 1976 under the supervision of the Central Bank of Oman (from 100 Baisa to 50 Rials)." "Fourth Issue: Banknotes issued in 1985 under the supervision of the Central Bank of Oman (from 100 Baisa to 50 Rials)." The replacement also includes Omani banknotes issued on November 1st, 1995.
Back in April and May, the difference in the prices on the two markets was greater than 40,000 rials. But as of July 18, the difference was just 1,631 rials.
The move comes amid an oil price slump that has seen the sultanate's revenues drop, leading to the government posting a budget deficit of 3.5 billion rials (Dh33.2 billion) in the first six months of 2016.
EFG Hermes had forecast the company would make a net profit of 29.4 million rials, while Gulf Baader Capital Markets had forecast a net profit of 28.5 million rials.
Gulf Baader Capital Markets forecast Ooredoo Oman would make a quarterly profit of 10.9mn rials.
So the government has forecast the 3.3bn rial deficit to be 13% of GDP, down from a deficit of 4.5bn rials for 2015.