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managed currency

noun
1.
a currency whose value is established and maintained by deliberate governmental action working through national and international financial institutions, in contrast to the quasi-automatic gold standard.
Origin of managed currency
1920-1925
1920-25
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  • Mr. Van Buren and his wiseacre assistants, have so managed currency matters, that we have very little to do business with.

British Dictionary definitions for managed currency

managed currency

noun
1.
a currency that is subject to governmental control with respect to the amount in circulation and the rate of exchange with other currencies
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