noun

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    moneda de curso legal feminine
    • Euro notes and coins become legal tender in 12 countries and ‘dual circulation’ begins.
    • In 1811, paper banknotes became legal tender in Britain.
    • From January 1, only the new bills and coins are legal tender.
    • Making the notes legal tender for all debts would solve that problem.
    • Its bank notes, which functioned much like today's paper currency, acted as legal tender in payment of U.S. debts.