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standard money

noun
1.
money made of a metal that has utility and value apart from its use as a unit of monetary exchange.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60
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  • They said that the selection of centuries favored the use of gold and silver as a measure of equal and standard money.
  • We favor gold and silver as the standard money of the country.

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