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currency: Meaning and Definition of

cur•ren•cy

Pronunciation: (kûr'un-sē, kur'-), [key]
— pl. -cies.
  1. something that is used as a medium of exchange; money.
  2. general acceptance; prevalence; vogue.
  3. a time or period during which something is widely accepted and circulated.
  4. the fact or quality of being widely accepted and circulated from person to person.
  5. circulation, as of coin.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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