Meaning of “euro” in the English Dictionary

"euro" in English

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euronoun [ C ]

uk /ˈjʊə.rəʊ/ us /ˈjʊr.oʊ/

A2 symbol the unit of money used in most European Union countries:

You can usually find a hotel for €70 a night.
I need to change my pounds into euros.
a 20-euro note
the euro

the value of the euro, used in comparing the values of different types of money from around the world:

The euro fell/rose against (= was worth less/more compared to) the pound today.

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uk /jʊə.rəʊ-/ us /jʊr.oʊ-/

(Definition of “euro” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"euro" in American English

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euronoun [ C ]

us /ˈjʊər·oʊ/ plural euros

the basic unit of money of the European Union

(Definition of “euro” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"Euro-" in Business English

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uk /jʊərəʊ-/ us

relating to the European Union:

Many discussions have failed because they were viewed as too American or Eurocentric.

relating to Europe:

Euro-Asian collaboration

MONEY used as part of the name of a currency to show that it is kept or traded in a foreign country:



also Euro uk /ˈjʊərəʊ/ us 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

[ S ] this currency when traded against other currencies:

The euro rose to another record high against the dollar this week.

(Definition of “Euro-” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)