Recent Examples of franc from the Web
Congo halted the reimbursement of VAT in April 2016 and suspended VAT on imports three months later to protect the Congolese franc.
Johnson, 31, must also pay a fine of 2,000 Swiss Francs and an additional 3,000 Swiss Francs to cover legal costs.
The Swiss franc, the other traditional safety-play among currencies, has benefited too.
The 2013 Rodney Strong Vineyards Symmetry ($55) from Sonoma County's Alexander Valley is a red Meritage made of 76 percent cabernet sauvignon with small amounts of petit verdot, cabernet franc, malbec and merlot.
Landis+Gyr, Toshiba’s smart meters unit, has reportedly narrowed the range of its IPO to 78 to 82 Swiss francs per share, according to people with knowledge of the matter to Reuters.
Only the Swiss franc, Norwegian krone and Swedish krona are overvalued.
Elephant tusks from Mali are thought to be sold on the black market for up to 3 million CFA francs (US$5,000), Canney said.
One FIFA official's 10-year-old daughter received a deposit of two million Swiss francs in her bank account.
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Origin and Etymology of franc
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of franc for English Language Learners
: a basic unit of money that is used in some countries where French is spoken and that was formerly used in France, Luxembourg, and Belgium; also : a coin or bill representing one franc
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