Meaning of CURRENCY in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈkər-ən(t)-sē, ˈkə-rən(t)- ]


( plural -cies )

Date: 1624


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


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's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.