soft money

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1. Currency made of paper, as opposed to gold, silver, or other coins made of metal.
2. A one-time gift of money, designated for a specific purpose. The most common example of soft money is political campaign contributions.
3. The use of credit, as opposed to cash. opposite of hard money.

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I preferred to have soft money on me at all times because it was easier for me to manage and I knew I would not lose it.

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The advent of fiat or soft money enabled the exchange of goods based on a monetary system guaranteed by the strength of the government backing the currency.

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The use of paper money for purchases of many different items, also known as soft money, is a better resource than the gold, or other hard metals used many years ago.

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