Translation of franc in Spanish:


franco, n.

Pronunciation /fraŋk//fræŋk/


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    franco masculine
    French/Swiss/Belgian franc franco francés/suizo/belga
    • Buying euros with sterling will be no different to the way in which we used to buy francs, drachmas and lire.
    • The prices helpfully flash up on the board in pounds, dollars, Swiss francs, pesetas and yen.
    • When he bought a $5.2 million villa on the French Riviera he asked as an afterthought whether the price was in dollars or Belgian francs.
    • The company is reporting results for the first time in US dollars instead of Swiss francs.
    • It trades in the dollar, euro, yen and Swiss francs.
    • Against the Swiss franc, the dollar was at 1.2885 francs, down from 1.2949 francs late Thursday.
    • So, he bought 10 pounds sterling worth of traveller's cheques and 1,000 French francs.
    • Since he still makes all his calculations in old francs, the euro frightens him.
    • There were no long queues or flurries of excited bank customers looking to exchange the Luxembourg franc for the euro last week.
    • The basic unit of currency is the Comorian franc.
    • The Swiss franc can be subdivided into hundredths known as Rappen in German, centime in French, centesimo in Italian and rap in Rhaeto-Romanic.
    • In 16 days the euro will be introduced in 12 European countries, and francs, lire, pesetas and the like will be a thing of the past.
    • The Luxembourg and Belgian francs are tied to one another in a monetary union in 1921.
    • The existence of an African franc whose value was pegged to the French franc ensured that the former colonies enjoyed a hard and stable currency and that the French government had a say in their economies.
    • However, Asian currencies gained slightly as investors dumped the U.S. dollar for currencies such as the Swiss franc and the euro.
    • Today, the dollar dropped almost 2% against both the Swiss franc and the euro.
    • Prices are displayed in euros as well as francs.
    • In 2004, the value of the Malagasy franc dropped again to 9500 fmg to the dollar.
    • On the other hand, the issue of half francs and quarter francs was maintained up until 1642.
    • In 2002, France will convert from the franc to the euro for all financial transactions.