near money


: assets (such as savings accounts or government bonds) quickly and easily converted to cash

Examples of near money in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1936, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of near money was in 1936

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“Near money.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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