Meaning of “currency” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “currency” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"currency" in American English

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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 /ˈkʌrənsi/ us 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)