hard currency

Definitions of hard currency
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n money in the form of bills or coins

Synonyms:
cash, hard cash
Types:
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change
money received in return for its equivalent in a larger denomination or a different currency
change
the balance of money received when the amount you tender is greater than the amount due
chickenfeed, chump change, small change
a trifling sum of money
pin money, pocket money, spending money
cash for day-to-day spending on incidental expenses
cold cash, ready cash, ready money
money in the form of cash that is readily available
Type of:
currency
the metal or paper medium of exchange that is presently used

n 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
Type of:
currency
the metal or paper medium of exchange that is presently used

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