(in Europe) the value of a currency expressed in terms of its rate of exchange with another currency.

1915–20; < Italian < Vulgar Latin *valūta, for Latin valīta, feminine past participle of Latin valēre to be worth Unabridged
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valuta (vəˈluːtə)
rare the value of one currency in terms of its exchange rate with another
[C20: from Italian, literally: value]

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