emu Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “emu” in the English Dictionary

"emu" in British English

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emunoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈiː.mjuː/ (plural emu or emus)
a ​large Australian ​bird with a ​longneck and ​grey or ​brownfeathers. Emus cannot ​fly but have ​longlegs and can ​runquickly: Emus ​grow to ​almost two ​metres and can ​run at ​nearly 50 ​kph.

EMUnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌiː.emˈjuː/
abbreviation forEuropean Monetary Union: the ​process within the ​European Union of ​moving towards a ​single currency
(Definition of emu from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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EMUnoun [S or U]

uk   us   /ˌiːemˈjuː/
abbreviation for European Monetary Union/ Economic and Monetary Union: the ​group of countries in ​Europe who use the same ​currency (the euro), or the ​process by which many countries ​started to use the euro: The ​studyexaminesfiscalrules in the EMU. Competitive ​conditionsvaryeven within the EMU, as ​wages and ​inflationrates differ from country to country. In the ​article he ​analyses how the EMU ​process has ​influencedpoliticalintegration within the ​European Union.
(Definition of EMU from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “emu”
in Spanish emú…
in Vietnamese đà điểu Úc…
in Malaysian burung emu…
in Thai นกอีมู…
in French émeu…
in German der Emu…
in Chinese (Simplified) (产于澳大利亚的)鸸鹋…
in Indonesian burung emu…
in Chinese (Traditional) (産於澳大利亞的)鴯鶓…
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