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English definition of “international monetary system”

international monetary system

noun [S]    
ECONOMICS, FINANCE, GOVERNMENT the system of rules that controls the exchange of currencies among countries , and that is designed to allow international trade and investment to work effectively : A stable international monetary system is a prerequisite for sustainable economic growth .
(Definition of international monetary system noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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