from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Currency, such as coin and paper money, declared by law to be valid and sufficient for the payment of debts.
from The Century Dictionary.
- That can be lawfully used in paying a debt: as, legal-tender currency; legal-tender money, See
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- noun law Any form of
currencythat by law cannot be refused as payment to extinguish a debt equal to the amount offered.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun something that can be used as an official medium of payment
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