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English noun: currency

1. currency (possession) the metal or paper medium of exchange that is presently used


Broader (hypernym)medium of exchange, monetary system


Narrower (hyponym)cash, coinage, Eurocurrency, folding money, hard cash, hard currency, hard currency, metal money, mintage, money, paper currency, paper money, specie

2. currency (attribute) general acceptance or use


SamplesThe currency of ideas.


Broader (hypernym)prevalence

3. currency (attribute) the property of belonging to the present time


SamplesThe currency of a slang term.


Synonymscurrentness, up-to-dateness


Broader (hypernym)nowness, presentness


Narrower (hyponym)contemporaneity, contemporaneousness, modernism, modernity, modernness


Attributecurrent, noncurrent









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