Definition of common currency in English:

common currency

1A system of money shared by two or more countries.
More example sentences
  • I should be happy to see a common currency.
  • You have to make them all match up to a common currency.
  • The first time the British specifically approached the question of joining a common currency was in 1979.
2Something shared by different groups: a shared humanity is the common currency
More example sentences
  • At the hub is the hairdresser, doing what they love, surrounded by their friends in a world where compliments are common currency.
  • Images of all imaginable sorts are the common currency of the internet-connected business place.
  • Given the limitations of all terminologies in common currency there is a difficulty about how best to proceed.
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