currency

  • 1 Currency — Cur ren*cy (k?r r?n c?), n.; pl. {Currencies} ( s?z). [Cf. LL. currentia a current, fr. L. currens, p. pr. of currere to run. See {Current}.] 1. A continued or uninterrupted course or flow like that of a stream; as, the currency of time. [Obs.]… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 currency — I noun bank notes, bills, cash, circulating medium, coin, government notes, hard cash, legal tender, medium of exchange, moneta, money, money in actual use, notes, paper money, ready money, specie associated concepts: lawful currency II index… …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 currency — [kʉr′ən sē] n. pl. currencies [ML currentia, a current < L currens: see CURRENT] 1. a continual passing from hand to hand, as of a medium of exchange; circulation ☆ 2. the money in circulation in any country; often, specif., paper money 3.… …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 Currency — (engl., spr. Körrensi), das umlaufende Geld, bes. Papiergeld. Currencyleute, die in der Verbrechercolonie in Neu Süd Wales Geborenen …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 5 Currency — (spr. körrenßi), der englische Ausdruck für Kurant, erweitert auf alle gesetzlichen Zahlungsmittel, deren Annahme nicht verweigert werden darf. Im engern Sinne versteht man unter C. in Amerika nur Papiergeld und Banknoten. Ost werden aber auch (z …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 6 Currency — (engl., spr. körrĕnßi), in England und Nordamerika das umlaufende Geld, bes. das Papiergeld. Currencyschule, Anhänger der vollen metallischen Deckung aller Banknoten, oder doch der Beschränkung des Notenwesens; Gegensatz: Bankschule, der die… …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 7 Currency — (Körrensi), in England das umlaufende Geld …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 8 currency — (n.) 1650s, condition of flowing, from L. currens, prp. of currere to run (see CURRENT (Cf. current) (adj.)); the sense of a flow or course extended 1699 (by John Locke) to circulation of money …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 currency — cash, *money, legal tender, specie, coin, coinage …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 10 currency — [n] paper and coin money of a country almighty dollar*, bills, bread*, cabbage*, cash, chicken feed*, coinage, coins, cold cash*, dinero*, dough*, folding money, green stuff*, legal tender, medium of exchange, moolah*, notes, piece of change*,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 11 currency — ► NOUN (pl. currencies) 1) a system of money in general use in a particular country. 2) the quality or period of being current …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12 Currency — Money. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * currency cur‧ren‧cy [ˈkʌrənsi ǁ ˈkɜːr ] written abbreviation cur noun currencies PLURALFORM FINANCE 1. [counta …

    Financial and business terms

  • 13 currency — money. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary The currency that the security is traded in. London Stock Exchange Glossary * * * currency cur‧ren‧cy [ˈkʌrənsi ǁ ˈkɜːr ] written abbreviation cur noun currencies PLURALFORM …

    Financial and business terms

  • 14 Currency — For other uses, see Currency (disambiguation). Coins and banknotes are the two most common forms of currency. Pictured are several denominations of the euro …

    Wikipedia

  • 15 currency — noun 1 money used in a particular country ADJECTIVE ▪ domestic ▪ foreign ▪ They prefer to be paid in foreign currencies. ▪ common, global, international …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 16 currency — 01. European countries now share a common [currency] known as the euro. 02. With the economy failing, the shopkeepers would only accept payment in foreign [currencies]. 03. The value of the Mexican [currency] will probably increase with the… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 17 currency — n. paper money 1) to issue; print currency 2) to call in, withdraw currency 3) convertible, hard; foreign; non convertible, soft, weak; stable, strong currency general use 4) to enjoy, have currency (to enjoy wide currency) * * * [ kʌrənsɪ]… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 18 currency — noun (C, U) 1 the system or type of money that a particular country uses: The stronger currencies are under pressure in the world markets. | decimal currencies | local currency: The local currency is francs. see also: hard currency, single… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 currency */*/*/ — UK [ˈkʌrənsɪ] / US noun Word forms currency : singular currency plural currencies 1) a) [countable/uncountable] the system of money used in a particular country the buying and selling of foreign currencies the single European currency b) money… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 currency — /kerr euhn see, kur /, n., pl. currencies. 1. something that is used as a medium of exchange; money. 2. general acceptance; prevalence; vogue. 3. a time or period during which something is widely accepted and circulated. 4. the fact or quality of …

    Universalium


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