[ nahy-ruh ]
/ ˈnaɪ rə /
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a paper money and monetary unit of Nigeria, equal to 100 kobo: replaced the pound in 1973.
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Nowhere is this clearer than in Nigeria, where the central bank is so worried about Nigerians choosing cryptocurrencies over the naira for overseas remittance payments that it is now paying them to use official channels for those transfers instead.Bitcoin is wooing the millions of workers who send their earnings abroad|Roya Wolverson|March 26, 2021|Quartz
British Dictionary definitions for naira
/ (ˈnaɪrə) /
the standard monetary unit of Nigeria, divided into 100 kobo
Word Origin for naira
C20: altered from Nigeria
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