bimetallism bimetallism

Definition(s):

  • (n) a monetary standard under which the basic unit of currency is defined by stated amounts of two metals (usually gold and silver) with values set at a predetermined ratio

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Usage(s):

  1. Japanese peeped that bimetallism was impossible.
  2. The discussion in 1896 came at the end of a long period of decline of prices, during which three international conferences were held to restore bimetallism.
  3. He is leader of the Western Silver bloc which has crowded President Roosevelt month by month closer and closer toward bimetallism.
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