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currency exposurenoun [C or U]

uk   us   (also foreign currency exposure)
FINANCE a ​situation in which an ​investment or ​part of an ​investment is in the ​currency of another country so that the ​value of the ​investment may be affected by ​changes in the ​value of that ​currency, or the ​amount of ​money that is a ​risk in this way: A ​project has ​currencyexposure when the ​currencies for its ​expenditures and ​revenues are not the same. We shall be looking to ​minimize our ​currencyexposure. Our largest ​currencyexposures are to the Yen and the British ​pound.
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