Phrases with «lira»

Lira (plural lire) is the name of several currency units. It is the current currency of Turkey and also the local name of the currencies of Lebanon and Syria. (Wikipedia) (See all definitions)

Sentences with «lira» (usage examples):

  • The Brazilian real plunged 33 percent last year and is forecast to weaken 7 percent more in 2016, while the Turkish lira fell 25 percent in 2015 and is expected to slip another 3 percent this year, for example. (
  • According to Hurriyet News, this solar plug-and-play pack costs 2,800 Turkish liras (USD $ 1,320), with the Turkish government subsidizing half, a regional project that has been in the works for almost 30 years. (
  • Turkey's central bank unveiled emergency interest-rate increases in a move that outstripped market expectations and sent the lira roaring back, in a test case for other emerging markets battling plunging currencies. (
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