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special drawing rights

noun
1.
the reserve asset created through the International Monetary Fund as a supplement to gold and U.S. dollars, for use among the member governments in settling international payments.
Abbreviation: SDR, S.D.R.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70
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special drawing rights

plural noun
1.
(sometimes capitals) the reserve assets of the International Monetary Fund on which member nations may draw in proportion to their contribution to the Fund SDRs
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