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English definition of “monetary base”

monetary base

noun [U]    
ECONOMICS all the cash in an economy , including all paper money and coins : Central banks have responded to market turbulence by expanding the monetary base . → Compare broad money, narrow money
(Definition of monetary base noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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