special drawing rights: Meaning and Definition of

spe'cial draw'ing rights"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. the reserve asset created through the International Monetary Fund as a supplement to gold and U.S. dollars, for use among the member governments in settling international payments. Abbr.: SDR, S.D.R.
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