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"currency" in British English

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currencynoun

uk   /ˈkʌr.ən.si/  us   /ˈkɝː.ən.si/
  • currency noun (MONEY)

B1 [C or U] the money that is used in a particular country at a particular time: foreign currency

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  • currency noun (ACCEPTANCE)

[U] the state of being commonly known or accepted, or of being used in many places: His ideas enjoyed wide currency during the last century. Many informal expressions are gaining currency in serious newspapers.
(Definition of currency from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"currency" in American English

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currencynoun

 us   /ˈkɜr·ən·si, ˈkʌr·ən-/
  • currency noun (MONEY)

[C/U] the money in use in a particular country: [C] The US dollar fell yesterday against most foreign currencies.
  • currency noun (ACCEPTANCE)

[U] fml the state of being commonly known or accepted, or of being used in many places: The idea that computer use enhances studentsmotivation has gained currency in recent years.
(Definition of currency from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"currency" in Business English

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currencynoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈkʌrənsi/ (plural currencies) ( abbreviation cur)
MONEY, FINANCE the system of money that is used in a particular country at a particular time: domestic/foreign/local currency The deal will be done in the local currency.stable/strong/weak currency They benefited from having a stable currency over a long period of time.buy/sell currency Currency is bought on the currency foreign exchange, also known as the forex exchange.devalue/revalue a currency The Central bank devalued the currency to curb rising inflation.a currency rises/falls Stocks jumped and the currency rose for the first time in several weeks.currency dealing/trade/trading This website will give you top tips on the foreign exchange markets from currency trading experts.. currency dealer/trader
(Definition of currency from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “currency”
in Korean 화폐 단위…
in Arabic عُمْلة…
in Malaysian matawang…
in French monnaie…
in Russian валюта, распространенность…
in Chinese (Traditional) 錢, 貨幣,流通貨幣…
in Italian valuta…
in Turkish resmi para, tedavüldeki para, (fikir) geçerlilik…
in Polish waluta, popularność…
in Spanish moneda…
in Vietnamese tiền tệ…
in Portuguese moeda…
in Thai เงินตรา…
in German die Währung…
in Catalan moneda…
in Japanese 通貨…
in Chinese (Simplified) 钱, 货币,通货…
in Indonesian mata uang…
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