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inconvertible

[in-kuh n-vur-tuh-buh l] /ˌɪn kənˈvɜr tə bəl/
adjective
1.
(of paper money) not capable of being converted into specie.
2.
not interchangeable.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50; < Late Latin inconvertibilis not alterable. See in-3, convertible
Related forms
inconvertibility, inconvertibleness, noun
inconvertibly, adverb
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  • Fiat money is inconvertible, meaning that it is not convertible into nor backed by any commodity.
British Dictionary definitions for inconvertible

inconvertible

/ˌɪnkənˈvɜːtəbəl/
adjective
1.
incapable of being converted or changed
2.
(of paper currency)
  1. not redeemable for gold or silver specie
  2. not exchangeable for another currency
Derived Forms
inconvertibility, inconvertibleness, noun
inconvertibly, adverb
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