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The euro soon replaced the dollar as the favoured currency for drug transactions. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The government made an election pledge to end hidden fees on foreign currency. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Other reasons for rejecting claims are because they involve fake notes or foreign currency. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In this scenario the single currency recovers strength as overseas investors see hints of growth after years of eurozone torpor. Times, Sunday Times (2017)That's why the idea of a guaranteed minimum income is gaining currency. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Always pay in the local currency, to reduce charges. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Users in the game perform tasks to gain virtual currency, which is exchanged for new cars and vehicle makeovers. Computing (2010)Some 86 per cent of Indian currency in circulation was cancelled overnight. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They're not linked to a bank account, no credit checks are required and they can be purchased at currency exchanges. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Religion lies closer to the heart of human nature and has a wider currency than science. Christianity Today (2000)Often a currency exchange service is available. Collins Traveller, Brittany (1993)Chickens are like a currency in the country. The Sun (2013)But borrowers considering taking out a mortgage in a foreign currency should proceed with caution. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The second argument put in favour of currency union is that it would simplify trading enormously. The Global Marketplace (1993)The idea that all reading is ideological has gained great currency in literary studies in recent years. Tenured Radicals: How Politics Has Corrupted Higher Education (1990)There were runs on other currencies at that time. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Our barometer proves that one currency does not mean one cost. The Sun (2007) Local currency is paid out as it arrives. International Finance: The markets and financial management of multinational business. (1983)In our culture today the connection between physical and emotional problems is gaining currency. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The bets are across different currencies and time frames. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But it gained currency because of one particular incident. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In turn the host country then grants him enough local currency to carry out his investment. The Global Marketplace (1993)Investors have grown used to the idea that the currency bloc is the chief source of global instability. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Without banking and fiscal union and new euro bonds, the single currency could not work. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Since then, the idea has gained wider currency and it still looks a good one. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They couldn't care less about currency exchange. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It's hard having a common currency when each country has its differences. Times, Sunday Times (2012)An inventor's currency is his ideas. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I usually carry some foreign currency as well. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Could a deal on a framework for the missing, fiscal pillar to the single currency now be on the cards? Times, Sunday Times (2011)When about one tonne of a particular currency has been collected and counted, the coins are shipped to the country of origin. Times, Sunday Times (2010)For a purer play on a particular currency, she suggested an exchange traded fund that tracks the price of a particular currency. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Because there has been no change of currency in circulation, the monetary base has also risen by $100. Financial Markets, Institutions and Money (1995)There was no foreign exchange risk as Zimbabwe had abandoned its own currency in favour of the US dollar. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'currency'
British English: currency /ˈkʌrənsɪ/ NOUN
The money used in a country is referred to as its currency.
- American English: currency
- Arabic: عُمْلَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: moeda corrente
- Chinese: 货币
- Croatian: valuta
- Czech: měna
- Danish: valuta
- Dutch: munteenheid
- European Spanish: moneda divisa
- Finnish: valuutta
- French: devise
- German: Währung
- Greek: νόμισμα συνάλλαγμα
- Italian: valuta
- Japanese: 通貨
- Korean: 통화
- Norwegian: valuta
- Polish: waluta
- European Portuguese: moeda corrente
- Romanian: monedă
- Russian: валюта
- Spanish: moneda
- Swedish: valuta
- Thai: เงินตรา
- Turkish: kur para
- Ukrainian: валюта
- Vietnamese: tiền tệ
Definition of currency from the Collins English Dictionary
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