koruna koruna  /kɔ ˈru nə/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the basic unit of money in Slovakia
  2. (n) the basic unit of money in Czech Republic

Usage(s):

  1. Poland's zloty has dropped 29% against the euro in the past six months, the Hungarian forint by 20%, the Romanian Ieu 17% and the Czech koruna 12%.
  2. Eventually, Sik said, he hoped to make the Czechoslovak koruna a convertible currency, and even to enroll his country in the International Monetary Fund.

News

  1. Koruna Weakens as Police Raids Pressure Premier: Prague Mover

    The koruna weakened the most among the world’s major currencies as police arrested several people in raids, including at government offices, which put Prime Minister Petr Necas under pressure from the opposition.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  2. Czech Premier Under Pressure After Police Raid Cabinet Offices

    Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas is under mounting pressure from the opposition after prosecutors and police raided government offices in a criminal investigation. The koruna weakened against the euro.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  3. Koruna Slips From 3-Month High as Inflation Slows: Prague Mover

    The Czech koruna slid from an almost three-month high as slower-than-estimated inflation fueled speculation the central bank will act to weaken the currency.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

Quotes

  1. "The Czech Republic will not have to pay a single koruna," Kalousek told reporters at a press conference televised by the CT24 news channel.
    on Mar 26, 2008 By: Miroslav Kalousek Source: Earthtimes (press release)

  2. "If we had the euro, we would be in this trouble just like everybody else. So thank God for the koruna," Topolanek said, calling the full guarantees "shameless."
    on Oct 9, 2008 By: Mirek Topolanek Source: EUbusiness (press release)

  3. "Our currency said good-bye as a dynamic one, which after a worse beginning experienced an excellent ending. And therefore - instead of saying good-bye koruna, we can say: 'Thank you, koruna'," concluded Fico.
    on Jan 8, 2009 By: Robert Fico Source: TASR

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