Currency

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Definition

the currency: the type of money used in a country (Pounds, Dollars, Yen, Euros etc.)
noun
-What is the currency of Japan? -The Yen.
Where will you buy your foreign currency? -At the Post Office before I go on holiday.

Examples

  • "Five years ago, a sheik of the Royal House of Bahreindeer deposited a huge sum of American currency in my bank."
  • "the currencies are virtually the same."
  • "What's that in US currency?"
  • "What is the currency of Sweden?"
  • "It has very, err, primitive spreadsheet capabilities and the payroll program still measures French currency in Francs."
  • "Aussie : Because the currencies are not the same: 1 American Dollar is 1.1 Australian Dollars."
  • "Horatio, normally the average cost of your monthly supplies is around 600 dollars, US currency."

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