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English definition of “currency”

currency

noun
 
 
/ˈkʌrənsi/
MONEY [C, U] B1 the units of money used in a particular country: foreign currencyCurrencies
BELIEF [U] a situation in which an idea is believed or accepted by many people: This view is gaining currency within the government. → See also hard currencyAccepting and agreeingAccepting and agreeing reluctantlyApproving and approval
(Definition of currency from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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