[ krip-toh-kur-uh n-see, -kuhr- ]
/ ˈkrɪp toʊˌkɜr ən si, -ˌkʌr- /
a digital currency or decentralized system of exchange that uses advanced cryptography for security.See also bitcoin.
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Compared to Liberty, Bitcoin is an even more decentralized type of digital currency known as a cryptocurrency.