dollarization

[dol-er-uh-zey-shuh n]

noun

the conversion of a country's currency system into U.S. dollars.

Nearby words

  1. dollar-a-year,
  2. dollar-average,
  3. dollarbird,
  4. dollard-des-ormeaux,
  5. dollarfish,
  6. dollars to doughnuts, it's,
  7. dollars-and-cents,
  8. dollarspot,
  9. dollarwise,
  10. dolled up

Origin of dollarization

First recorded in 1985–90

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British Dictionary definitions for dollarization

dollarization

dollarisation

noun

the process of converting a country's currency to US dollars
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