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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cur·ren·cy /ˈkɝən(t)si, ˈkʌrən(t)-/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology

 貨幣 流通

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cur·ren·cy n.; pl. Currencies
 1. A continued or uninterrupted course or flow like that of a stream; as, the currency of time. [Obs.]
 2. The state or quality of being current; general acceptance or reception; a passing from person to person, or from hand to hand; circulation; as, a report has had a long or general currency; the currency of bank notes.
 3. That which is in circulation, or is given and taken as having or representing value; as, the currency of a country; a specie currency; esp., government or bank notes circulating as a substitute for metallic money.
 4. Fluency; readiness of utterance. [Obs.]
 5. Current value; general estimation; the rate at which anything is generally valued.
    He . . . takes greatness of kingdoms according to their bulk and currency, and not after intrinsic value.   --Bacon.
    The bare name of Englishman . . . too often gave a transient currency to the worthless and ungrateful.   --W. Irving.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the metal or paper medium of exchange that is presently used
      2: general acceptance or use; "the currency of ideas"
      3: a current state of general acceptance and use [syn: vogue]
      4: the property of belonging to the present time; "the currency
         of a slang term" [syn: currentness, up-to-dateness]