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reserve currency

noun
1.
any currency, as the U.S. dollar, used as a medium to settle international debts.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70
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British Dictionary definitions for reserve-currency

reserve currency

noun
1.
foreign currency that is acceptable as a medium of international payments and that is therefore held in reserve by many countries
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