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currencynoun

 us   /ˈkɜr·ən·si, ˈkʌr·ən-/

currency noun (MONEY)

[C/U] the money in use in a particular country: [C] The US dollar fell yesterday against most foreign currencies.

currency noun (ACCEPTANCE)

[U] fml the state of being commonly known or accepted, or of being used in many places: The idea that computer use enhances studentsmotivation has gained currency in recent years.
Translations of “currency”
in Arabic عُمْلة…
in Korean 화폐 단위…
in Malaysian matawang…
in French monnaie…
in Turkish resmi para, tedavüldeki para, (fikir) geçerlilik…
in Italian valuta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 錢, 貨幣,流通貨幣…
in Russian валюта, распространенность…
in Polish waluta, popularność…
in Vietnamese tiền tệ…
in Spanish moneda…
in Portuguese moeda…
in Thai เงินตรา…
in German die Währung…
in Catalan moneda…
in Japanese 通貨…
in Indonesian mata uang…
in Chinese (Simplified) 钱, 货币,通货…
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