money supply

noun Economics.

the sum of demand or checking-account deposits and currency in circulation.

Origin of money supply

First recorded in 1875–80 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for money supply

money supply


the total amount of money in a country's economy at a given timeSee also M0, M1, M2, M3, M3c, M4, M5
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money supply in Culture

money supply

The amount of money in circulation at a given time, usually controlled by some central banking authority.

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