euro

The European currency unit used by twelve members of the European Union ( EU): Austria; Belgium; Finland; France; Germany; Greece; Ireland; Italy; Luxembourg; Netherlands; Portugal and Spain, all of which have joined Economic and Monetary Union ( EMU) and now use the Euro in place of their old national currencies. HM Customs & Revenue Glossary

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Euro Eu‧ro [ˈjʊərəʊ ǁ ˈjʊroʊ] also euro noun [countable] FINANCE
the currency of many countries of the European Union, :

• the value of the Euro against the dollar

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   The EU's single currency introduced in 1999 by the 11 Eurozone countries that joined stage three of EMU.
   ► See also EMU, Eurozone.

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euro UK US (also Euro) /ˈjʊərəʊ/ noun MONEY
[C] the unit of money used in most countries in the European Union: »

The company said that the bonds would be issued in euros.

the euro — Cf. the euro

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • euro — éurò m. euro [eurò et éurò sont des calques du français] > Aqueu libre m a costat 10 euros. Aquéu libre m a cousta 10 éuro …   Diccionari Personau e Evolutiu

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