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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Currencies
randrand /rænd/ noun (plural rand) [countable]  PECthe standard unit of money in South Africa
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randWestern Areas stock rose 1 rand to 72 rand, marking a 16. 1 percent rise during the past year.Shares in Western Deeps fell 50 cents to 154 rand.Randfontein shares fell 50 cents to 26 rand, reflecting a decline of 31. 6 percent during the past year.Its stock fell 3 rand to 308.Its share price rose 25 cents to 22. 5 rand.By December 1995,91 unit trusts had a total asset base of 33. 7 billion rand.Interest and bond repayments are expected to amount to 9 billion rand.She may not be able to read or write but she can convert dollars, francs, rand, etc into escudos!
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