Definition of currency in English:
[mass noun] travellers cheques in foreign currency
More example sentences
- Should Britain abandon the pound and join the European single currency?
- Why has this term become common currency amongst students of international politics?
- The government pegged its currency to the U.S. dollar starting in 1991.
- A consensus persists that the single European currency is undervalued at present levels and should recover over the medium term.
- Tourism also has fueled the black market, where drugs are sold and foreign currency is exchanged.
- The 45 became pop’s day-to-day currency.
- The meeting will also discuss growing calls for a common Asian currency.
- For a long time the U.S. dollar was unchallenged as the world’s reserve currency.
- The deal was verbal, but a nod and a handshake are accepted currency in racing.
- When properly used, these indicators can be an invaluable resource for any currency trader.
- Past glories are a pretty shaky currency with which to trade as the ever-glamorous Glenn might be about to find out.
- We are an expensive destination because their currencies have effectively been devalued by around 30 % against ours.
- In our day the false currency of meaningless words has been made to circulate in quantity.
- Use of gold and silver as currency is, however, now a thing of the past.
- Mobiles were as good as currency these days so no one was going to see one and just leave it lying around.
- It depends, as all currencies do, on people believing that it will hold its value over the long run.
- Because of currency devaluations, many people started to collect antiques as an investment.
- The reason I remember it is because of its equivalent value in harder currencies.
- You may need to be careful you don’t lose money if there is a transfer between currencies.
- We live in an age where celebrity is currency, star capital that can be parlayed into money.
money. legal tender, medium of exchange, cash, banknotes, notes, paper money, coins, coinage
2 [mass noun] The fact or quality of being generally accepted or in use.
the term gained wider currency after the turn of the century
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- In some, ideas of wider participation gained currency and even implementation.
- It is only in the last 10 to 15 years that alternative views have begun to gain currency.
- Unsurprisingly, he was attacked vehemently by the church before his ideas gained common currency and became the new orthodoxy.
- The words and concepts which gain or lose currency in the media reflect the change.
- The idea may have gained currency that he is a bit of a saint, what with all his campaigning.
- The perception that he is a stranger to the truth has gained universal currency – on very good grounds.
- However, as Outsider Art began to gain currency in the United Sates, the definition started to blur.
- This was a new phrase, gaining currency, used by people incapable of understanding their own troubles.
- I realised it would increase my currency if I didn’t do any interviews.
- Many of these inkhorn coinages were used only once and gained no currency at all among other writers.
- A brief story about its use appeared last November but didn’t gain wider currency.
- Is the benefit purely economic, or do they also gain discursive currency?
- Yet whatever currency such views have gained, it is doubtful if he himself would have recognized them.
- It was only after the establishment of British rule that the word India gained currency.
- However, the refrain that Australia should not become involved is gaining wider currency.
- I agree that we should hope these talking points really gain currency.
- Some of these may have gained currency only in certain parts of the world.
- These ideas have gained a lot of currency in the study of literary genres.
- No doubt that theory is also gaining currency amongst the usual apologists.
- In between times, the word gained some currency for the drug treatment of any disease condition.
prevalence. circulation, dissemination, publicity, exposure
- 2.1 The time during which something is in use or operation.