- hard currency
- noun1. a currency that is not likely to depreciate suddenly in value-
the countries agreed to conduct their bilateral trade in hard currency, replacing previous barter arrangements-
Germany once had a solid economy, good fiscal and monetary policies, and a hard currency• Hypernyms: ↑currency2. money in the form of bills or coins-
there is a desperate shortage of hard cash• Hypernyms: ↑currency• Hyponyms:↑change, ↑small change, ↑chickenfeed, ↑chump change, ↑pocket money, ↑pin money, ↑spending money, ↑ready cash, ↑cold cash, ↑ready money
* * *noun, pl ⋯ -cies [count, noncount]: money that comes from a country with a strong government and economy and that is not likely to lose its value
* * *money that is easy to exchange for money from another country, because it is not likely to lose its value
The hotel insisted that we pay in hard currency.
Trade was halted because of a hard currency shortage on the island.
Useful english dictionary. 2012.
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