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legal tender in Currencies topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlegal tenderˌlegal ˈtender noun [uncountable]  PECcoins or bank notes that people can officially use as money in a particular country
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legal tenderHis followers made it a legal tender at the stores for everything they wanted.But they are the old-style notes without silver strips although legal tender could arouse suspicion.It was not legal tender but traded at a free price against the rouble, and was informally linked to gold.