Definition of valuta in English:

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Pronunciation: /vəˈlo͞odə/


1The value of one currency with respect to its exchange rate with another.
1.1Foreign currency: these internal flights supply valuta to the cash-starved confederation
More example sentences
  • He was accused of sending foreign valuta out of Germany.
  • They earned salaries and sales dividends which subsequently were paid to them in foreign valuta.


Late 19th century: from Italian, literally 'value'.

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Syllabification: va·lu·ta

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