Translation of currency in Spanish:

currency

Pronunciation: /ˈkɜːrənsi; ˈkʌrənsi/

noun/nombre (plural -cies)

  • 1 [Finance] 1.1 c and u (type of money) moneda (feminine) currency in circulation moneda (feminine) circulante or en circulación (before noun/delante del nombre) 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 unidad (feminine) monetaria 1.2 uncountable/no numerable (cash) efectivo (masculine)
    More 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/no numerable (prevalence) difusión (feminine) to have currency (as sth) tener* difusión (como algo) to gain currency [view/fashion] extenderse*, ganar adeptos to give currency to a rumor/belief confirmar un rumor/una creencia to be in currency estar* en circulación
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    • 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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