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special drawing rights

plural noun
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 of special drawing rights
1965-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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special drawing rights

plural noun
(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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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