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inconvertible

Pronunciation: /ˌɪnkənˈvɜːrtəbəl; ˌɪnkənˈvɜːtəbəl/

Translation of inconvertible in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [currency/banknote] inconvertible
    Example sentences
    • This, most regrettably, has gone much beyond a precarious domestic Credit scheme and a foray into inconvertible currencies.
    • In summation, the Americans were suffering the natural aftereffects of a long war financed by debt and inflation, and exacerbated by the continuing circulation of inconvertible paper currency.
    • The historian Sumner added that they had the effect of driving specie from circulation, creating a currency of inconvertible and depreciated paper, and fueling a business cycle of boom and bust.

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