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The term “cryptocurrency” is a contraction of “cryptographic currency”. It was included as a new word in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary in March 2018, according to an announcement by the company. Their definition is as follows: cryptocurrency noun cryp·to·cur·ren·cy \ ˌkrip-tō-ˈkər-ən(t)-sē , -ˈkə-rən(t)-sē \ : any form of currency that only exists digitally, that usually has […]