Meaning of CURRENCY in English

/ ˈkʌrənsi; NAmE ˈkɜːr-/ noun ( pl. -ies )


[ C , U ] the system of money that a country uses :

trading in foreign currencies

a single European currency

You'll need some cash in local currency but you can also use your credit card.

—see also hard currency


[ U ] the fact that sth is used or accepted by a lot of people :

The term 'post-industrial' now has wide currency .

The qualification has gained currency all over the world.

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.