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cur·ren·cy  (k?rn-s, kr-)
n. pl. cur·ren·cies
1. Money in any form when in actual use as a medium of exchange, especially circulating paper money.
2. Transmission from person to person as a medium of exchange; circulation: coins now in currency.
3. General acceptance or use; prevalence: the currency of a slang term.
4. The state of being current; up-to-dateness: Can you check the currency of this address?

[From Middle English curraunt, in circulation; see current.]

Currency Table: Listed by Country

CountryBasic UnitSubunitCountryBasic UnitSubunitCountryBasic UnitSubunit
Afghanistanafghani100 pulsGrenadadollar100 centsPakistanrupee100 paisa
Albanialek100 qindarkaGuatemalaquetzal100 centavosPalaudollar100 cents
Algeriadinar100 centimesGuineafranc100 centimesPanamabalboa100 centesimos
Andorraeuro100 centsGuinea-Bissaufranc100 centimesPapua New Guineakina100 toea
Angolakwanza100 centavosGuyanadollar100 centsParaguayguarani100 centimos
Antigua and Barbudadollar100 centsHaitigourde100 centimesPerusol100 centimos
Argentinapeso100 centavosHonduraslempira100 centavosPhilippinespiso100 sentimos
Armeniadram100 lummaHong Kongdollar100 centsPolandzloty100 groszy
Australiadollar100 centsHungaryforint100 fillersPortugaleuro100 cents
Austriaeuro100 centsIcelandkrona100 aurarQatarriyal100 dirhams
Azerbaijanmanat100 qepiqIndiarupee100 paiseRomanialeu100 bani
Bahamasdollar100 centsIndonesiarupiah100 senRussiaruble100 kopeks
Bahraindinar1000 filsIranrial100 dinarsRwandafranc100 centimes
Bangladeshtaka100 poishaIraqdinar1000 filsSaint Kitts and Nevisdollar100 cents
Barbadosdollar100 centsIrelandeuro100 centsSaint Luciadollar100 cents
Belarusrubel100 kapeikasIsraelsheqel100 agorotSaint Vincent and the Grenadinesdollar100 cents
Belgiumeuro100 centsItalyeuro100 centsSamoatala100 sene
Belizedollar100 centsIvory Coastfranc100 centimesSan Marinoeuro100 cents
Beninfranc100 centimesJamaicadollar100 centsS?o Tom? and Pr?ncipedobra100 centimos
Bhutanngultrum100 chetrumJapanyen100 senSaudi Arabiariyal100 halalas
Boliviaboliviano100 centavosJordandinar100 piastersSenegalfranc100 centimes
Bosnia and Herzegovinamarka100 pfenigsKazakhstantenge100 tiyinSerbiadinar100 para
Botswanapula100 thebeKenyashilling100 centsSeychellesrupee100 cents
Brazilreal100 centavosKiribatidollar100 centsSierra Leoneleone100 cents
Bruneidollar100 senKuwaitdinar1000 filsSingaporedollar100 cents
Bulgarialev100 stotinkiKyrgyzstansom100 tyiynSlovakiaeuro100 cents
Burkina Fasofranc100 centimesLaoskip100 atSloveniaeuro100 cents
Burundifranc100 centimesLatvialats100 santimiSolomon Islandsdollar100 cents
Cambodiariel100 senLebanonpound100 piastersSomaliashilin100 senti
Cameroonfranc100 centimesLesotholoti100 lisenteSouth Africarand100 cents
Canadadollar100 centsLiberiadollar100 centsSouth Koreawon100 chon
Cape Verdeescudo100 centavosLibyadinar100 dirhamsSpaineuro100 cents
Central African Republicfranc100 centimesLiechtensteinfranc100 centimesSri Lankarupee100 cents
Chadfranc100 centimesLithuanialitas100 centasSudandinar100 dirhams
Chilepeso100 centavosLuxembourgeuro100 centsSurinamedollar100 cents
Chinayuan10 jiaoMacaopataca100 avosSwazilandlilangeni100 cents
Colombiapeso100 centavosMacedoniadenar100 deniSwedenkrona100 ?re
Comorosfranc100 centimesMadagascarariary5 iraimbilanjaSwitzerlandfranc100 centimes
Congo (Dem. Rep. of)franc100 centimesMalawikwacha100 tambalaSyriapound100 piasters
Congo (Rep. of)franc100 centimesMalaysiaringgit100 senTaiwanyuan100 cents
Costa Ricacolon100 centimosMaldivesrufiyaa100 laariTajikistansomoni100 dirams
Croatiakuna100 lipaMalifranc100 centimesTanzaniashilling100 cents
Cubapeso100 centavosMaltaeuro100 centsThailandbaht100 satang
Cypruseuro100 centsMarshall Islandsdollar100 centsTogofranc100 centimes
Czech Republickoruna100 halersMauritaniaouguiya5 khoumsTongapaanga100 seniti
Denmarkkrone100 ?reMauritiusrupee100 centsTrinidad and Tobagodollar100 cents
Djiboutifranc100 centimesMexicopeso100 centavosTunisiadinar1000 millimes
Dominicadollar100 centsMicronesiadollar100 centsTurkeylira100 kurus
Dominican Republicpeso100 centavosMoldovaleu100 baniTurkmenistanmanat100 tenge
East Timordollar100 centsMonacoeuro100 centsTuvaludollar100 cents
Ecuadordollar100 centsMongoliatugrik100 mongoUgandashilling100 cents
Egyptpound100 piastersMontenegroeuro100 centsUkrainehryvnia100 kopiykas
El Salvadorcolon100 centavosMoroccodirham100 centimesUnited Arab Emiratesdirham100 fils
Equatorial Guineafranc100 centimesMozambiquemetical100 centavosUnited Kingdompound100 pence
Eritreanakfa100 centsMyanmarkyat100 pyasUnited Statesdollar100 cents
Estoniakroon100 sentiNamibiadollar100 centsUruguaypeso100 centesimos
Ethiopiabirr100 centsNaurudollar100 centsUzbekistansom100 tyyn
Fijidollar100 centsNepalrupee100 paisaVanuatuvatu 
Finlandeuro100 centsNetherlandseuro100 centsVatican Cityeuro100 cents
Franceeuro100 centsNew Zealanddollar100 centsVenezuelabolivar100 centimos
Gabonfranc100 centimesNicaraguacordoba100 centavosVietnamdong10 hao
Gambiadalasi100 bututsNigerfranc100 centimesYemenrial100 fils
Georgialari100 tetriNigerianaira100 koboZambiakwacha100 ngwee
Germanyeuro100 centsNorth Koreawon100 chonZimbabwedollar100 cents
Ghanacedi100 pesewasNorwaykrone100 ?re   
Greeceeuro100 centsOmanrial1000 baisa   

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Currency Table: Listed by Basic Unit (Bold) and Subunit

UnitCountryUnitCountryUnitCountryUnitCountryUnitCountry
afghaniAfghanistancentasLithuania Belize Rwanda Lebanon
agoraIsraelcentavoAngola Brunei Senegal Syria
ariaryMadagascar Argentina Canada SwitzerlandpisoPhilippines
atLaos Bolivia Dominica TogopoishaBangladesh
avoMacao Brazil East TimorgourdeHaitipoundEgypt
bahtThailand Cape Verde EcuadorgroszPoland Lebanon
baisaOman Chile FijiguaraniParaguay Syria
balboaPanama Colombia GrenadaguilderSuriname United Kingdom
banMoldova Cuba GuyanahalalaSaudi ArabiapulAfghanistan
 Romania Dominican Republic Hong KonghalerCzech RepublicpulaBotswana
birrEthiopia El Salvador JamaicahaoVietnampyaMyanmar
bolivarVenezuela Guatemala KiribatihryvniaUkraineqepiqAzerbaijan
bolivianoBolivia Honduras LiberiajiaoChinaqindarkaAlbania
bututGambia Mexico Marshall IslandskapeikaBelarusquetzalGuatemala
cediGhana Mozambique MicronesiakhoumMauritaniarandSouth Africa
centAndorra Nicaragua NamibiakinaPapua New GuinearealBrazil
 Antigua and BarbudacentesimoPanama NaurukipLaosrialIran
 Australia Uruguay New ZealandkoboNigeria Oman
 AustriacentimeAlgeria PalaukopekRussia Yemen
 Bahamas Belgium Saint Kitts and NeviskopiykaUkrainerielCambodia
 Barbados Benin Saint LuciakorunaCzech RepublicringgitMalaysia
 Belgium Burkina Faso Saint Vincent and the GrenadineskronaIcelandriyalQatar
 Belize Burundi Singapore Sweden Saudi Arabia
 Canada Cameroon Solomon IslandskroneDenmarkrubelBelarus
 Cyprus Central African Republic Suriname NorwayrubleRussia
 Dominica Chad Trinidad and TobagokroonEstoniarufiyaaMaldives
 East Timor Comoros TuvalukunaCroatiarupeeIndia
 Ecuador Congo (Dem. Rep. of) United StateskurusTurkey Mauritius
 Ethiopia Congo (Rep. of) ZimbabwekwachaMalawi Nepal
 Fiji DjiboutidongVietnam Zambia Pakistan
 Finland Equatorial GuineadramArmeniakwanzaAngola Seychelles
 France GabonescudoCape VerdekyatMyanmar Sri Lanka
 Germany GuineaeuroAndorralaariMaldivesrupiahIndonesia
 Greece Guinea-Bissau AustrialariGeorgiasantimsLatvia
 Grenada Haiti BelgiumlatsLatviasatangThailand
 Guyana Ivory Coast CypruslekAlbaniasenBrunei
 Hong Kong Liechtenstein FinlandlempiraHonduras Cambodia
 Ireland Madagascar FranceleoneSierra Leone Indonesia
 Italy Mali GermanyleuMoldova Japan
 Jamaica Morocco Greece Romania Malaysia
 Kenya Niger IrelandlevBulgariaseneSamoa
 Kiribati Rwanda ItalylilangeniSwazilandsenitiTonga
 Liberia Senegal LuxembourglipaCroatiasentEstonia
 Luxembourg Switzerland MaltaliraTurkey Somalia
 Malta Togo Monacolisente(pl. of sente)senteLesotho
 Marshall IslandscentimoCosta Rica MontenegrolitasLithuaniasentimoPhilippines
 Mauritius Paraguay NetherlandslotiLesothosheqelIsrael
 Micronesia Peru PortugallummaArmeniashilinSomalia
 Monaco S?o Tom? and Pr?ncipe San MarinomanatAzerbaijanshillingKenya
 Montenegro Venezuela Slovakia Turkmenistan Tanzania
 NamibiachetrumBhutan SloveniamarkaBosnia and Herzegovina Uganda
 NauruchonNorth Korea SpainmeticalMozambiquesolPeru
 Netherlands South Korea Vatican CitymillimeTunisiasomKyrgyzstan
 New ZealandcolonCosta RicaeyrirIcelandmongoMongolia Uzbekistan
 Palau El SalvadorfillerHungarynairaNigeriasomoniTajikistan
 PortugalcordobaNicaraguafilsBahrainnakfaEritreastotinkaBulgaria
 Saint Kitts and NevisdalasiGambia IraqngultrumBhutantakaBangladesh
 Saint LuciadenarMacedonia KuwaitngweeZambiatalaSamoa
 Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesdeniMacedonia United Arab Emirates?reDenmarktambalaMalawi
 San MarinodinarAlgeria Yemen NorwaytengeKazakhstan
 Seychelles BahrainforintHungary?reSwedentengeTurkmenistan
 Sierra Leone IraqfrancBeninouguiyaMauritaniatetriGeorgia
 Singapore Jordan Burkina FasopaangaTongathebeBotswana
 Slovakia Kuwait BurundipaisaIndiatiyinKazakhstan
 Slovenia Libya Cameroon NepaltoeaPapua New Guinea
 Solomon Islands Serbia Central African Republic PakistantugrikMongolia
 Somalia Sudan ChadparaSerbiatyiynKyrgyzstan
 South Africa Tunisia ComorospatacaMacaotyynUzbekistan
 SpaindinarIran Congo (Rep. of)pennyUnited KingdomvatuVanuatu
 Sri LankadiramTajikistan Congo (Dem. Rep. of)pesewaGhanawonNorth Korea
 SurinamedirhamMorocco DjiboutipesoArgentina South Korea
 Swaziland Sudan Equatorial Guinea ChileyenJapan
 Taiwan United Arab Emirates Gabon ColombiayuanChina
 TanzaniadirhamLibya Guinea Cuba Taiwan
 Trinidad and Tobago Qatar Guinea-Bissau Dominican RepubliczlotyPoland
 TuvaludobraS?o Tom? and Pr?ncipe Ivory Coast Mexico  
 UgandadollarAntigua and Barbuda Liechtenstein Uruguay  
 United States Australia MadagascarpfenigBosnia and Herzegovina  
 Vatican City Bahamas MalipiasterEgypt  
 Zimbabwe Barbados Niger Jordan  

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currency  /krnsi, kr/  n. -cies 1 [C;U] the money used to pay for goods and services in a country: The currency in the USA is made up of dollar bills and coins. 2 [U] frml. wide acceptance, (syn.) relevance: Socialist ideas have little currency in the USA. currency

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