currency

currency(
kuhr
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ihn
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si
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (finance)
a. la moneda
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The currency of the European Union is the euro.La moneda de la Unión Europea es el euro.
b. la divisa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
How does the dollar's performance compare to other currencies?¿Cómo se compara el rendimiento del dólar a otras divisas?
2. (acceptance)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Her refusal to deny that she was running for president only gave currency to the rumor.Su negativa a denegar que buscaba la presidencia solo sirvió para extender el rumor.
The belief that children should be able to express themselves freely has gained currency lately.La creencia de que los niños deben poder expresarse libremente ha ganado adeptos últimamente.
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currency
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (finance)
a. la moneda
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
to buy currencycomprar divisas
foreign currencydivisas fpl
currency marketmercado de divisas
2. (fig)
a.
to give currency to a rumorextender un rumor
to gain currencyextenderse
currency [ˈkʌrənsɪ]
noun
1 (monetary system, money) moneda (f)
foreign currency moneda (f) extranjera; divisas (f)
2 aceptación (f)
his theory had wide currency in America su teoría tuvo amplia aceptación en América; these things are the currency of everyday life estas cosas son el pan nuestro de cada día
the weapons that are the currency of modern warfare
to gain currency [+views, ideas] darse a conocer; difundirse; it was his writing that gave the term currency el término se dio a conocer gracias a sus escritos
modifier
currency market (n) mercado (m) monetario; mercado (m) de divisas
currency note (n) pagaré (m) fiscal; pagaré (m) de tesorería
currency restrictions (n) restricciones (f) monetarias
currency snake (n) serpiente (f) monetaria
currency unit (n) unidad (f) monetaria
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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