currency sign

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English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

currency sign (plural currency signs)

  1. Any graphic symbol used as a shorthand for a currency's name, especially in reference to amounts of money.
  2. (computing, text encoding) A specific graphic symbol (¤) which replaced the dollar sign ($) in some international text encoding systems, starting with w:ISO 646.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (¤) louse, sputnik, currency symbol, currency placeholder

See also[edit]

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