Definition of naira in English:


Syllabification: nai·ra
Pronunciation: /ˈnīrə


  • The basic monetary unit of Nigeria, equal to 100 kobo.
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    • The dollar mustered a 0.6% gain against the Nigerian naira and 0.9% rise versus the Uruguay peso, and that was about it.
    • The Nigerian naira also remains steady despite the strike.
    • The Nigerian naira recorded its first appreciation of the week, gaining ground against the dollar.


contraction of Nigeria.

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