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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The amount of money in the economy, measured according to varying methods or principles. One such method incorporates only money that is usually used to purchase goods and services, such as cash and the contents of checking accounts.

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  • n. the total amount of money (bills, coins, loans, credit, and other liquid instruments) in a particular economy

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the total stock of money in the economy; currency held by the public plus money in accounts in banks

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