legal currency


legal currency
money that is in actual use

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Legal cap — Legal Le gal (l[=e] gal), a. [L. legalis, fr. lex, legis, law; prob. orig., that which lies or is fixed (cf. L. lectus bed), and if so akin to E. lie, law: cf. F. l[ e]gal. Cf. {Lie} to be prostrate, {Loyal}, {Leal}.] 1. Created by, permitted by …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Legal tender — Legal Le gal (l[=e] gal), a. [L. legalis, fr. lex, legis, law; prob. orig., that which lies or is fixed (cf. L. lectus bed), and if so akin to E. lie, law: cf. F. l[ e]gal. Cf. {Lie} to be prostrate, {Loyal}, {Leal}.] 1. Created by, permitted by …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • legal tender — ˌlegal ˈtender noun [uncountable] FINANCE coins and bank notes that are officially allowed to be used as money in a particular place: • These notes are no longer legal tender. * * * legal tender UK US noun [U] MONEY ► coins or bank notes that are …   Financial and business terms


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