austral austral  /ˈɔ strəl/

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  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.

News

  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/ -- Reportlinker.com 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

Quotes

  • "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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