kwacha

[ kwah-chuh ]
/ ˈkwɑ tʃə /

noun

a cupronickel coin, paper money, and monetary unit of Malawi, equal to 100 tambala. Abbreviation: K.
a cupronickel coin, paper money, and monetary unit of Zambia, equal to 100 ngwee. Abbreviation: K.

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British Dictionary definitions for kwacha

kwacha
/ (ˈkwɑːtʃɑː) /

noun

the standard monetary unit of Zambia, divided into 100 ngwee
the standard monetary unit of Malawi, divided into 100 tambala

Word Origin for kwacha

from a native word in Zambia
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