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DEFINITION of 'USD'

In currencies, this is the abbreviation for the U.S. dollar.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'USD'

The currency market, also known as the forex market, is the largest financial market in the world, with a daily average volume of over US$1 trillion.

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