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decimal currency

noun [C or U] uk   us  
a money system in which a smaller unit can be multiplied by ten or a 100 to make up a bigger unit: The UK and the US both have decimal currencies.
Translations of “decimal currency”
in Chinese (Traditional) 十進幣制…
in Chinese (Simplified) 十进币制…
(Definition of decimal currency from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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