Direct terms

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Direct terms

The price of a unit of foreign currency in domestic currency terms, such as $.9850/Euro for a US resident. See: Indirect terms.

Direct Terms

In foreign exchange, the expression of a currency in terms of one unit of a different currency. For example, to say there are two U.S. dollars per one British pound is to express the dollar in direct terms to the pound. See also: Indirect terms, Currency pair.