Meaning of CURRENCY in English


Pronunciation: ' k ə r- ə n(t)-s ē , ' k ə -r ə n(t)-

Function: noun

Inflected Form: plural -cies

Date: 1624

1 a : circulation as a medium of exchange b : general use, acceptance, or prevalence <a story gaining currency > c : the quality or state of being current : CURRENTNESS

2 a : something (as coins, treasury notes, and banknotes) that is in circulation as a medium of exchange b : paper money in circulation c : a common article for bartering d : a medium of verbal or intellectual expression

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.