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English definition of “currency”

currency

noun [U] (ACCEPTANCE)    /ˈkʌr.ən.si/ US  /ˈkɝː-/
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 noun (ACCEPTANCE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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