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American English: /ˈkərənsi/
British English: /ˈkʌr(ə)nsi/

Translation of currency in Spanish:

noun plural -cies

  • 1 (Finance) 1.1 countable or uncountable (type of money) currency in circulation
    moneda (feminine) circulante or en circulación
    (before noun) currency converter
    convertidor (masculine) de divisas
    currency devaluation
    devaluación (feminine) de la moneda
    currency market
    mercado (masculine) cambiario or de cambios or de divisas
    currency unit
    1.2 uncountable (cash)
    Example sentences
    • You may need to be careful you don't lose money if there is a transfer between currencies.
    • The reason I remember it is because of its equivalent value in harder currencies.
    • It depends, as all currencies do, on people believing that it will hold its value over the long run.
  • 2 uncountable (prevalence) to have currency (as something)
    tener difusión (como algo)
    to gain currency (view/fashion)
    ganar adeptos
    to give currency to a rumor/belief
    confirmar un rumor/una creencia
    to be in currency
    estar en circulación
    Example sentences
    • I agree that we should hope these talking points really gain currency.
    • However, the refrain that Australia should not become involved is gaining wider currency.
    • A brief story about its use appeared last November but didn't gain wider currency.

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