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Meaning of "wonga" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD WONGA

Possibly from Romany wongar coal.
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PRONUNCIATION OF WONGA

wonga  [ˈwɒŋɡə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WONGA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wonga is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WONGA


anger
ˈæŋɡə
araponga
ˌærəˈpɒŋɡə
conga
ˈkɒŋɡə
conger
ˈkɒŋɡə
donga
ˈdɒŋɡə
finger
ˈfɪŋɡə
Ganga
ˈɡʌŋɡə
hunger
ˈhʌŋɡə
linger
ˈlɪŋɡə
longa
ˈlɒŋɡə
longer
ˈlɒŋɡə
manga
ˈmæŋɡə
Mpumalanga
mˈpʌmɑːlɑːŋɡə
nihonga
nɪˈhɒŋɡə
Rarotonga
ˌrɛərəˈtɒŋɡə
sangar
ˈsʌŋɡə
tanga
ˈtæŋɡə
tonga
ˈtɒŋɡə
Tsonga
ˈtsɒŋɡə
Zamboanga
ˌzæmbəʊˈæŋɡə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WONGA

wonderkid
wonderland
wonderless
wonderment
wondermonger
wonderstruck
wonderwork
wondrous
wondrously
wondrousness
wonga pigeon
wonga-wonga
wongi
wonk
wonkier
wonkiest
wonky
wonned
wonner
wonning

WORDS THAT END LIKE WONGA

Alba Longa
Albury-Wodonga
boonga
Bucaramanga
changa
chimichanga
gringa
kanga
linga
ongaonga
pa´anga
panga
ponga
ranga
renga
sanga
taonga
Tauranga
whoonga
wonga-wonga

Synonyms and antonyms of wonga in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «wonga» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WONGA

Find out the translation of wonga to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of wonga from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «wonga» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

万家
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

wonga
570 millions of speakers

English

wonga
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Wonga
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ونجا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Wonga
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

wonga
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

wonga
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

wonga
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Wonga
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

wonga
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

wonga
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

wonga
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wonga
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

wonga
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

wonga
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वोंगा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Wonga
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Wonga
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Wonga
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Wonga
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Wonga
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Wonga
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

wonga
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

wonga
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Wonga
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wonga

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WONGA»

The term «wonga» is regularly used and occupies the 58.613 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WONGA» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «wonga» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «wonga» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about wonga

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WONGA»

Discover the use of wonga in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wonga and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Wonga Coup: Guns, Thugs, and a Ruthless Determination to ...
With a cast of characters worthy of a remake of Wild Geese and a plot as mazy as it was unlikely, The Wonga Coup is a tale of venality, overarching vanity and greed whose example speaks to the problems of the entire African continent.
Adam Roberts, 2007
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Journal
Date. Number of days Joocupied in transit of Mails to London. •Wonga Wonga • City of Melbourne •Wonga Wonga •City of Melbourne fNevada (per James Paterson, from New Zealand). •Wonga Wonga fNebraska fNevada fper Hero, from New| ...
New South Wales. Parliament. Legislative Council, 1873
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Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives of ...
Wonga Wonga 19 Jan. 19 Feb. 23 Mar. 21 AprU 15 May 56 57 61 67 68 • Wonga Wonga 31 Jan. 61 * City of Melbourne ... •Wonga Wonga • City of Melbourne • Wonga Wonga 28 Feb. 1 April 9 June 62 69 57 58 69 68 77 * City of Melbourne .
New Zealand. Parliament. House of Representatives, 1873
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Votes & Proceedings
Protection of the Wonga Pigeon z—l—Mr. Meehan asked the Colonial Secretary, — (1.) Is he aware that owing to the great slaughter of~the-\Vonga Pigeon by dealers and others in the Yowrie District, near Cobargo, the bird is likely to become ...
New South Wales. Parliament. Legislative Council, 1906
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Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives of ...
Wonga Wonga 19 Jan. 56 " Wongu, Wonga .. 31 Jan. 61 ' City of Melbourne . . 19 Feb. 57 ' City of Melbourne .. i 28 Feb. 62 * \Vonga Wonga . . 23 Mar. 61 ' Wonga Wonga 1 April 59 ' City of Melbourne 21 April 57 f Nebraska 9 June 57 1' ...
‎1873
6
Well Oiled: Oil and Human Rights in Equatorial Guinea
The “Wonga Coup” Attempt of 2004 As discussed above, there have been some 12 reported coup attempts in Equatorial Guinea since 1979, some real and some imaginary. The most widely reported coup attempt—and one that was evidently ...
Alex Vines, 2009
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Transpacific Steam: The Story of Steam Navigation from the ...
After 1868 no more was heard of transpacific crossings from Australia until one day in April 1870 the tiny (1,000 tons) British propeller Wonga Wonga steamed into Honolulu harbor with the news that it was the first of a line to sail monthly from ...
E. Mowbray Tate, 1986
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Simply Seven: Seven Ways to Create a Sustainable Internet ...
The proportion of defaulted loans provided by AliLoan is at a low level of 1%.10 Wonga uses the Internet to provide short-term, small loans to consumers. Wonga has developed a sophisticated credit risk assessment system which provides ...
Erik Schlie, Niko Waesche, Jörg Rheinboldt, 2011
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Jamboree Song Book, Wonga Park 1948, Yarra Brae, Victoria
Texts of popular songs, children's songs. Includes words to hymns, prayers, all chiefly in English. Prepared for the 1st Pan-Pacific Jamboree held in Wonga Park, Vic. 1948, organized by the Victorian Branch of the Boy Scouts Association.
‎1948
10
The Complete Guide to Finding the Birds of Australia
5.41. WOnGa. Beach. Key species: Beach Stone-curlew, (Gould's) Little Bronze- Cuckoo, Double-eyed Fig-Parrot Wonga Beach is on the way to Daintree Village (see 5.42) and the Daintree River ferry ...
Richard Thomas, Sarah Thomas, David Andrew, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WONGA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term wonga is used in the context of the following news items.
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Wonga relaunch targets 'hard-working people' - 1509% APR and …
Wonga is bringing in a “money-back guarantee” and has unveiled new TV adverts aimed at a more middle class audience as the payday loans firm attempts to ... «The Guardian, May 15»
2
Wonga weighs up a name change as it slumps into the red
Wonga, Britain's biggest payday lender, has slumped deep into the red following a series of scandals that saw it branded “morally wrong” by the Church of ... «The Guardian, Apr 15»
3
Wonga to cut one-third of its workforce in restructuring
Payday lender Wonga says it will cut 325 jobs - over a third of its staff. Wonga says 325 posts are set to go in teams that support the UK business, affecting ... «BBC News, Feb 15»
4
Wonga Cuts Third Of Jobs Amid Payday Shake-Up
Wonga announced it was to cut its workforce by a third, hours after a regulator confirmed new rules for payday loan firms to boost competition and help ... «Sky News, Feb 15»
5
Wonga escapes criminal investigation over faked legal letters
Wonga was fined £2.6m last June by the City regulator when it emerged that it had ... Between October 2008 and November 2010 Wonga sent 45,000 letters to ... «The Guardian, Feb 15»
6
Wonga's acting chief executive steps down after five months
The interim chief executive of troubled payday lender Wonga, who was appointed to bring stability while the firm searched for a permanent CEO, has stood down ... «BBC News, Nov 14»
7
Wonga customers wait to see if they're one of 333k borrowers to …
More than one million Wonga customers have been left confused about whether they are one of the 333,000 borrowers to have their loans written off by the ... «Daily Mail, Oct 14»
8
Payday lenders like Wonga face new regulation as CMA proposes …
Payday lenders are facing a major shake-up after the competition watchdog laid out plans to curb the costs of loans for consumers. The Competition and Markets ... «CITY A.M., Oct 14»
9
Wonga banned from using ad that didn't mention 5853% interest rate
Wonga's ad breached the ASA code because its claim customers would save money was likely to be interpreted as a statement that its loans were cheaper than ... «The Guardian, Oct 14»
10
Wonga is a symptom of austerity Britain
'The 375,000 people, whose debt Wonga has had to partially or wholly write off, represent one in five of its yearly borrower total. This is no blip or accident; it is ... «The Guardian, Oct 14»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Wonga [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/wonga>. Dec 2019 ».
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