2. The state or quality of being current; general acceptance or reception; a passing from person to person, or from hand to hand; circulation; as, a report has had a long or general
currency of bank notes.
3. That which is in circulation, or is given and taken as having or representing value; as, the
currency of a country; a specie
currency; esp., government or bank notes circulating as a substitute for metallic money.
4. Fluency; readiness of utterance.
5. Current value; general estimation; the rate at which anything is generally valued.
He . . . takes greatness of kingdoms according to their bulk and currency, and not after intrinsic value.Bacon.
The bare name of Englishman . . . too often gave a transient currency to the worthless and ungrateful.W. Irving.
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