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    The use of sophisticated mathematical techniques to securely verify the transfer of currency units between users. It has several uses in blockchain and cryptocurrencies, an example being the symmetric-key cryptography used in the Bitcoin, whereby matching private keys are required to access cryptcurrency wallets.

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