- (in Europe) the value of a currency expressed in terms of its rate of exchange with another currency.
Origin of valuta
1915–20; < Italian < Vulgar Latin *valūta, for Latin valīta, feminine past participle of Latin valēre to be worth
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- rare the value of one currency in terms of its exchange rate with another
C20: from Italian, literally: value
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