convertibility

The ability to exchange a currency without government restrictions or controls. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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convertible con‧ver‧ti‧ble [kənˈvɜːtbl ǁ -ɜːr-] adjective
able to be changed from one thing to another:

• The new preferred shares will be convertible immediately to common shares.

— convertibility noun [uncountable] :

• The step toward currency convertibility is part of an attempt to move to a free market.

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convertibility UK US /kənˌvɜːtəˈbɪləti/ noun [U]
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET the fact of being able to exchange one type of currency, share, etc. for another: »

currency convertibility


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • Convertibility — The degree of freedom to exchange a currency without government restrictions or controls. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * convertible con‧ver‧ti‧ble [kənˈvɜːtbl ǁ ɜːr ] adjective able to be changed from one thing to another: • The… …   Financial and business terms

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