Currency meaning

kûr'ən-sē, kŭr'-
Common acceptance; general use; prevalence.

The currency of a pronunciation.

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The definition of currency is the money system used in a country, especially paper money.

An example of currency is the American dollar or the Euro.

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Money in any form when in actual use as a medium of exchange, especially circulating paper money.
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General acceptance or use; prevalence.

The currency of a slang term.

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Transmission from person to person as a medium of exchange; circulation.

Coins now in currency.

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The state of being current; up-to-dateness.

Can you check the currency of this address?

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A continual passing from hand to hand, as of a medium of exchange; circulation.
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The money in circulation in any country; often, specif., paper money.
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The time during which anything is current.
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Money, such as coins or paper, that is used as a medium of exchange.
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Money or other items used to facilitate transactions.

Wampum was used as a currency by Amerindians.

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(more specifically) Paper money.
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The state of being current; general acceptance or recognition.

The jargon’s currency.

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Origin of currency

  • From Middle English curraunt in circulation current
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Medieval Latin currentia, from Latin currens, from currō.
    From Wiktionary