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symmetalism

[sim-met-l-iz-uh m] /sɪmˈmɛt lˌɪz əm/
noun
1.
the use of two or more metals, such as gold and silver, combined in assigned proportions as a monetary standard.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; sym- + -metallism, as in bimetallism
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British Dictionary definitions for symmetalism

symmetallism

/sɪˈmɛtəˌlɪzəm/
noun
1.
the use of an alloy of two or more metals in fixed relative value as the standard of value and currency
2.
the economic policies and doctrine supporting a symmetallic standard
Derived Forms
symmetallic, adjective
Word Origin
C19: from sym- + -metallism, on the model of bimetallism
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