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English definition of “currency”

currency

noun  /ˈkɜr·ən·si, ˈkʌr·ən-/ us  

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.
(Definition of currency from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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