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currency

cur·ren·cy

currency

 
 
pronunciation:
kuhr n si
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part of speech: noun
inflections: currencies
definition 1: any money in circulation as a valid means of trade or exchange.
Before adopting the euro, Italy used the lira as its chief unit of currency.Where can we exchange our foreign currency?
 
similar words:
cash, money
definition 2: widespread acceptance.
These old-fashioned ideas have little currency nowadays.
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