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bolívar fuerte

bolívar fuerte
 n.— «First, Mr. Chávez said the authorities would remove three zeroes from the denomination of the currency, the bolívar. Then he said the new bolívar, worth 1,000 old bolívars, would be renamed the “bolívar fuerte,” or strong bolívar.» —“Venezuela to Give Currency New Name and Numbers” by Simon Romero in Caracas, Venezuela New York Times Mar. 18, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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