weak dollar

Definition

Dollar that can be exchanged for only a small or decreasing amount of foreign currency. A weak dollar means that the U.S. dollar cannot buy very much of another currency. The strength of the dollar has an impact on imports and exports because goods and services from a foreign nation are usually purchased in the currency of the producing nation. A weak dollar usually leads to high exports and low imports. opposite of strong dollar.

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It was a weak dollar and I could not exchange it for a lot of rubles and that bummed me out a lot.

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You need to figure out the best way to deal with a weak dollar and adjust to it as quick as you can.

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The weak dollar meant that travelers headed to Europe were not likely to stay very long as the euro had a much greater value.

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