HyperDic: hard_currency

English > 2 senses of the expression hard currency:
NOUNpossessionhard currencya currency that is not likely to depreciate suddenly in value
possessionhard currency, cash, hard cashmoney in the form of bills or coins
English > hard currency: 2 senses > noun 1, possession
MeaningA currency that is not likely to depreciate suddenly in value.
Examples
  • "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"
BroadercurrencyThe metal or paper medium of exchange that is presently used
English > hard currency: 2 senses > noun 2, possession
Meaningmoney in the form of bills or coins.
Synonymscash, hard cash
NarrowerchangeThe balance of money received when the amount you tender is greater than the amount due
changemoney received in return for its equivalent in a larger denomination or a different currency
pocket money, pin money, spending moneycash for day-to-day spending on incidental expenses
ready cash, cold cash, ready moneymoney in the form of cash that is readily available
small change, chickenfeed, chump changeA trifling sum of money
BroadercurrencyThe metal or paper medium of exchange that is presently used
Spanishdinero efectivo, dinero en efectivo, dinero en metálico, efectivo, metálico
Catalandiners comptants, efectiu

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