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English definition of “currency”

currency

noun uk   /ˈkʌr.ən.si/ us    /ˈkɝː-/

currency noun (MONEY)

B1 [C or U] the money that is used in a particular country at a particular time: foreign currencyCurrencies

currency noun (ACCEPTANCE)

[U] the state of being commonly known or accepted, or of being used in many places: His ideas enjoyed wide currency during the last century. Many informal expressions are gaining currency in serious newspapers.Accepting and agreeingAccepting and agreeing reluctantlyApproving and approval
(Definition of currency from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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