Euro - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈjʊroʊ|  American pronunciation of the word euro
Brit.  |ˈjʊərəʊ|  British pronunciation of the word euro

noun

- the basic monetary unit of most members of the European Union (introduced in 1999); in 2002 twelve European nations (Germany, France, Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Ireland, Greece, Austria, Finland) adopted the euro as their basic unit of money and abandoned their traditional currencies

Examples

the value of the euro against the dollar

France has changed its monetary unit from the franc to the euro.

The dollar has continued to weaken against the euro.

Were there any problems during the changeover from the franc to the euro?

I got loads of bumf about the introduction of the Euro.

The euro has fallen to a new low against the dollar.

The euro will have a circulation second only to that of the dollar.

a transitional period during the switch to the Euro

Government made some move to ensure against Euro cheats.

The economic indicators signal that the euro is undervalued

Word forms

noun
singular: euro
plural: euros or euro
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