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English translation: Special Drawing Rights, in U.S. dollars

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01:13 Jun 8, 2001
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Italian term or phrase: SDR/$Us
A currency?/$US?

Thanks
Peter
English translation:Special Drawing Rights, in U.S. dollars
Explanation:
In Italian, "diritti speciale di prelievo," but widely used under the English abbreviation ("SDR"). The term refers to a special financial instrument adopted by the economic Group of Ten (nations) and by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to increase international liquidity and thereby encourage the expansion of international commerce.

The Zanichelli dictionary has an exhaustive explanation (in Italian); see also any of the 4,000-plus hits turned up by Google for <"SDR" +"IMF" +"Italy">.

Cheers,
HC
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Special Drawing Rights?


Explanation:
Just a suggestion - without context it's difficult to judge - Codeluppi Dictionary of Business English gives SDR (Special Drawing Right) diritto speciale di prelievo (dal Fondo Monetario Internazionale)


    Codeluppi
Grace Anderson
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Special Drawing Rights, in U.S. dollars


Explanation:
In Italian, "diritti speciale di prelievo," but widely used under the English abbreviation ("SDR"). The term refers to a special financial instrument adopted by the economic Group of Ten (nations) and by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to increase international liquidity and thereby encourage the expansion of international commerce.

The Zanichelli dictionary has an exhaustive explanation (in Italian); see also any of the 4,000-plus hits turned up by Google for <"SDR" +"IMF" +"Italy">.

Cheers,
HC


    Zanichelli, Dizionario Enciclopedico Economico e Commerciale,
    2nd ed. (1995)
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