Definition of "kwanzas" []

  • The standard monetary unit of Angola, divided into 100 lwei (noun)
  • Plural form of kwanza. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "kwanzas" in a sentence
  • "The central bank in 2003 implemented an exchange rate stabilization program using foreign exchange reserves to buy kwanzas out of circulation."
  • "An Angolan university professor earns about 50,000 kwanzas a month, a sum which was in 2001 worth some 2,500 dollars, but whose value has dropped today to less than 1,100 dollars (1,100 euros) because of inflation and a lack of wage indexation."
  • "Dos Santos, this time in the amount of 30.000 kwanzas (937.50 dollars), plus court costs."