Associations to the word «Currency»

Pictures for the word «Currency»


CURRENCY, noun. Money or other items used to facilitate transactions.
CURRENCY, noun. (more specifically) Paper money.
CURRENCY, noun. The state of being current; general acceptance or recognition.
CURRENCY, noun. (obsolete) fluency; readiness of utterance
CURRENCY, noun. (obsolete) Current value; general estimation; the rate at which anything is generally valued.
CURRENCY ADJUSTMENT FACTOR, noun. (travel industry) (aviation) (Formerly, no longer in use) An IATA defined amount used to adjust Fare Construction Units in international airfare calculations.
CURRENCY CODE, noun. A three-letter designation assigned by ISO standard 4217 denoting a given currency.
CURRENCY CODES, noun. Plural of currency code
CURRENCY OVERLAY, noun. The separation of currency risk outsourcing costs from asset allocation and security selection costs.
CURRENCY RISK, noun. (finance) A form of risk resulting from changes of currency exchange rates.
CURRENCY SIGN, noun. Any graphic symbol used as a shorthand for a currency's name, especially in reference to amounts of money.
CURRENCY SIGN, noun. (computing) (text encoding) A specific graphic symbol (¤) which replaced the dollar sign ($) in some international text encoding systems, starting with w:ISO 646.
CURRENCY SIGNS, noun. Plural of currency sign
CURRENCY WAR, noun. (economics) Competition between countries to achieve a relatively low exchange rate for their home currencies, so as to help their domestic industry.

Dictionary definition

CURRENCY, noun. The metal or paper medium of exchange that is presently used.
CURRENCY, noun. General acceptance or use; "the currency of ideas".
CURRENCY, noun. The property of belonging to the present time; "the currency of a slang term".

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope