Definition of ngwee in English:

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Pronunciation: /əNGˈɡwē/

noun (plural same)

A monetary unit of Zambia, equal to one hundredth of a kwacha.
Example sentences
  • The operators who squeeze the last ngwee from the commuters to ride on their faulty buses, driven by careless drivers are simply getting away with murder.
  • The business association jointly held a meeting with residents where they unanimously rejected the proposed three ngwee and two ngwee rate levy in a Kwacha for both commercial and residential land property respectively.
  • The company declared a dividend of K16.35 ngwee per share up from K13.62 ngwee per share last year.


A local word.

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Syllabification: ngwee

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