Definition of litas in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈlēˌtäs/

noun (plural same)

The basic monetary unit of Lithuania, equal to 100 centas.
Example sentences
  • From 1994 the Lithuanians pegged the litas to the US dollar.
  • Doctors' pretax starting salary of 800 litas a month is less than double the 450 litas minimum wage.
  • As we motor through the European Union in future, we will be able to change our euros into Latvian lats and Lithuanian litas.

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Syllabification: li·tas

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