inconvertible inconvertible

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) used especially of currencies; incapable of being exchanged for or replaced by another currency of equal value
  2. (adj) not capable of being changed into something else

Usage(s):

  1. With the dollar inconvertible into gold, Europe's finance ministers and central bankers see few feasible alternatives to controls.
  2. After the war, Europe's money was unstable and inconvertiblebut the dollar could buy anything, anywhere.
  3. With the dollar inconvertible into gold, Europe's finance ministers and central bankers see few feasible alternatives to controls.

Quotes

  • "The IEA is always conflicted by political pressures," said Chris Skrebowski, a London-based oil analyst who keeps his own database on big petroleum projects around the world. "In this case I think they want to make as inconvertible as...
    on May 21, 2008 By: Chris Skrebowski Source: Wall Street Journal

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