Pronunciation: (bûr), [key]
1. force; energy; vigor.
2. emphasis in statement, speech, etc.
3. a whirring sound.
to move with or make a whirring sound.
Pronunciation: (bēr), [key]
a paper money, silver coin, and monetary unit of Ethiopia, equal to 100 cents: replaced the Ethiopian dollar in 1976.
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