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Definition of Currency


  1. A continued or uninterrupted course or flow like that of a stream; as, the currency of time.
  2. The state or quality of being current; general acceptance or reception; a passing from person to person, or from hand to hand; circulation; as, a report has had a long or general currency; the currency of bank notes.
  3. That which is in circulation, or is given and taken as having or representing value; as, the currency of a country; a specie currency; esp., government or bank notes circulating as a substitute for metallic money.
  4. Fluency; readiness of utterance.
  5. Current value; general estimation; the rate at which anything is generally valued.
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Currency Translations

currency in Dutch is valuta, muntsoort
currency in Norwegian is valuta
currency in Portuguese is moeda corrente
currency in Spanish is valuta, divisa
currency in Swedish is valuta