Definition of Kwacha

1. Noun. The basic unit of money in Zambia.

Exact synonyms: Zambian Kwacha
Generic synonyms: Zambian Monetary Unit
Terms within: Ngwee



2. Noun. The basic unit of money in Malawi.
Exact synonyms: Malawi Kwacha
Generic synonyms: Malawian Monetary Unit
Terms within: Tambala

Definition of Kwacha

1. Noun. Malawi's major currency unit; 100 tambala = 1 kwacha. ¹

2. Noun. Zambia's major currency unit; 100 ngwee = 1 kwacha. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Kwacha

1. a monetary unit of Malawi and Zambia [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kwacha

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kvelled
kvelling
kvells
kvetch
kvetched
kvetcher
kvetchers
kvetches
kvetchier
kvetchiest
kvetching
kvetchy
kw
kwaai
kwacha (current term)
kwachas
kwagga
kwaggas
kwai
kwaito
kwanza
kwanzas
kwashiorkor
kwashiorkors
kweek
kwela
kwelas
kwerekwere

Literary usage of Kwacha

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. African Economic Outlookby OECD Staff by OECD Staff (2004)
"In addition, in order to stimulate private investment, the Bank of Zambia completed the conversion of kwacha statutory reserves on foreign currency deposits ..."

2. A Cyclopædic Dictionary of the Mang'anja Language Spoken in British Central by David Clement Ruffelle Scott (1892)
"kwacha, ku, то STRIKE FIRE, fire a Kun (with reference to the flint setting ... kwacha I kwacha ! as haya ! up ! up ! come along I ' time's up ' ; it i» ..."

3. Protectors Or Pretenders?: Government Human Rights Commissions in Africa by Binaifer Nowrojee (2001)
"In the 1999 fiscal year, the anticipated working budget for the Human Rights Commission to effectively carry out its work was kwacha 31 million ..."

4. Suffering in Silence: The Links Between Human Rights Abuses and HIV by Janet Fleischman (2002)
"You can do that two or three times a day, or you can get 10000 kwacha [US$2.30] for an hour's [sex] work. Once they end up at the border, it's almost too ..."

5. More Than a Name: State-Sponsored Homophobia and Its Consequences in by Scott Long, A. Widney Brown, Gail Cooper (2003)
"We had to pay a bribe of 20000 kwacha [ca. US$10] to get him to let us go. m Even a hairstyle ... and freed only after paying a bribe of 8000 kwacha [ca. ..."

6. Adoption of Hybrid Maize in Zambia: Effects on Gender Roles, Food by Shubh K. Kumar (1994)
"... all crops combined Males Females Amount Share of Amount Share of Principal Owner Received Proceeds Received Proceeds (kwacha) (percent) (kwacha) ..."

7. Regional Cooperation to Improve Food Security in Southern and Eastern by Ulrich Koester (1986)
"prices was 158.5 million kwacha in 1980- 82,65 equal to US $179.5 million ... 66 The exchange rate for 1981 was 0.883 kwacha per US dollar (United Nations, ..."

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