special drawing rights

plural noun
  1. the reserve asset created through the International Monetary Fund as a supplement to gold and U.S. dollars, for use among the member governments in settling international payments. Abbreviation: SDR, S.D.R.

Origin of special drawing rights

First recorded in 1965–70

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special drawing rights

pl n
  1. (sometimes capitals) the reserve assets of the International Monetary Fund on which member nations may draw in proportion to their contribution to the Fund: Abbreviation: SDRs

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