gold reserve

Origin of gold reserve

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70
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British Dictionary definitions for gold reserve

gold reserve

noun
  1. the gold reserved by a central bank to support domestic credit expansion, to cover balance of payments deficits, and to protect currency
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