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currency

noun [C or U]
 
 
/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 →  See also basket of currencies , blocked currency , convertible currency , decimal currency , digital currency , dual currency , e-currency , fixed currency , floating currency , hard currency , inconvertible currency , non-convertible currency , paper currency , pegged currency , reserve currency , single currency , soft currency , unit of currency
Translations of “currency”
in Arabic عُمْلة…
in Korean 화폐 단위…
in Malaysian matawang…
in French monnaie…
in Turkish resmi para, tedavüldeki para, (fikir) geçerlilik…
in Italian valuta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 錢, 貨幣,流通貨幣…
in Russian валюта, распространенность…
in Polish waluta, popularność…
in Vietnamese tiền tệ…
in Spanish moneda…
in Portuguese moeda…
in Thai เงินตรา…
in German die Währung…
in Catalan moneda…
in Japanese 通貨…
in Indonesian mata uang…
in Chinese (Simplified) 钱, 货币,通货…
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