austral austral  /ˈɔ strəl/


  1. (n) the basic unit of money in Argentina; equal to 100 centavos
  2. (adj) of the south or coming from the south


  1. To maintain the value of the austral, the government vowed that it will no longer simply print money to cover expenses.
  2. By week's end the austral had been stabilized -- at a value of roughly 36% less against the dollar than a week earlier -- and investment funds rose 40%.
  3. Among them: a 90-day wage- and-price freeze, a 116% devaluation of the austral to 650 vs.


  1. Austral lays keel for LCS

    MOBILE, Ala., June 26 (UPI) -- Austral USA reports the keel has been laid for the U.S. Navy's eighth littoral combat ship, the future USS Montgomery.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: UPI

  2. Gas Shale Development in Emerging Countries (Poland, China, Australia, Argentina and South Africa) - Market Analysis ...

    NEW YORK, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Gas Shale Development in Emerging Countries (Poland, China, Australia, ...
    on June 24, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance


  • "Austral is our main supplier of crude fish oil. Their continued environmental management focus is a cornerstone of EPAX's vertical integration strategy, and this award reflects our shared commitment to sustainable business practices and to the...
    on Jan 8, 2009 By: Bjorn Source: NPIcenter (press release)

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