inconvertible : Definition, Usages, News and More
- a used especially of currencies; incapable of being exchanged for or replaced by another currency of equal value
- s not capable of being changed into something else
the alchemists were unable to accept the inconvertible nature of elemental metals
- In China, the capitalist Communists crouch behind their new Great Wall, an inconvertible yuan, only to struggle with an economic rot that cannot stay .
- Nevertheless, Norway announced last week that the new flagship of its merchant marine, the Oslofjord, is a peace ship and inconvertible to war purposes.
- With the dollar inconvertible into gold, Europe's finance ministers and central bankers see few feasible alternatives to controls.
- Chris Skrebowski in Wall Street Journal
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...