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currency boardnoun [C]

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ECONOMICS, FINANCE, GOVERNMENT a ​governmentorganization in some countries that ​controls the ​value of its country's currency, often by setting a ​fixedexchangerate with the ​currency of another country: The ​currencyboard in ​effect promises, if need be, to ​swapdollars for pesos at the ​statedparity without ​limit. A ​currencyboard has as its ​solemissionguaranteeing the ​value of the ​currency.
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