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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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liralir‧a /ˈlɪərə $ ˈlɪrə/ noun (plural lire /-reɪ/ or liras) [countable]  PECthe standard unit of money in Turkey, and used in Italy and Malta before the euro
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liraShe gives a much better exchange rate and gets forty percent more lira for every pound, deutschmark or dollar she takes.The devaluation of the lira did help restore some sense of stability to other parts of the financial system.The lira was at 1093. 35 per deutsche mark, little changed from 1094. 08.
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