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"the Eurozone" in British English

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the Eurozonenoun

uk   /ˈjʊə.rəʊ.zəʊn/  us   /ˈjʊ.roʊ.zoʊn/ (also Euroland, uk   /-lænd/ us   )
the ​countriesbelonging to the ​European Union that use the ​euro as ​theirunit of ​money
(Definition of the Eurozone from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"the eurozone" in Business English

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the eurozonenoun [S]

uk   us   (also the euro area) FINANCE, POLITICS
the ​group of countries in the ​European Union that use the ​euro as their ​currency: Transaction ​costs of ​changing one ​currency into another are now ​abolished within the eurozone. Eurozone ​financeministers are discussing a ​rescueoperation that would ​offerfinancialsupport to some of its ​fiscallyweakermembers.
(Definition of the eurozone from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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