In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(type of money)moneda femininecurrency in circulation — moneda circulante / en circulación feminine
- before noun currency converter — convertidor de divisas
- currency devaluation — devaluación de la moneda
- currency market — mercado cambiario / de cambios / de divisas
- currency unit — unidad monetaria
- The meeting will also discuss growing calls for a common Asian currency.
- We live in an age where celebrity is currency, star capital that can be parlayed into money.
- It depends, as all currencies do, on people believing that it will hold its value over the long run.
- You may need to be careful you don't lose money if there is a transfer between currencies.
- Tourism also has fueled the black market, where drugs are sold and foreign currency is exchanged.
- When properly used, these indicators can be an invaluable resource for any currency trader.
- A consensus persists that the single European currency is undervalued at present levels and should recover over the medium term.
- The reason I remember it is because of its equivalent value in harder currencies.
- The 45 became pop's day-to-day currency.
- For a long time the U.S. dollar was unchallenged as the world's reserve currency.
- In our day the false currency of meaningless words has been made to circulate in quantity.
- Mobiles were as good as currency these days so no one was going to see one and just leave it lying around.
- The deal was verbal, but a nod and a handshake are accepted currency in racing.
- Past glories are a pretty shaky currency with which to trade as the ever-glamorous Glenn might be about to find out.
- Use of gold and silver as currency is, however, now a thing of the past.
- Why has this term become common currency amongst students of international politics?
- Because of currency devaluations, many people started to collect antiques as an investment.
- Should Britain abandon the pound and join the European single currency?
- We are an expensive destination because their currencies have effectively been devalued by around 30 % against ours.
- The government pegged its currency to the U.S. dollar starting in 1991.
2(prevalence)difusión feminineto have currency ( as sth) — tener difusión ( como algo)
- to gain currency — 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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