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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The state of being exchangeable (especially the ability to swap a currency into gold or other currencies without restriction).

Usage examples (36)
  • He was adamant that "convertibility" would be the cornerstone of his policy - and he kept his word when he got the job in December 1999.
  • Rupee convertibility would cut through yet more red tape.
  • Certainly the swaps should not be mistaken for full yuan convertibility.
  • China has allowed yuan convertibility for commercial purposes since 1996. for more
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