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euronoun [C]

 us   /ˈjʊər·oʊ/ (plural euros)
the ​basicunit of ​money of the ​EuropeanUnion
(Definition of euro from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"euro" in British English

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euronoun [C]

uk   /ˈjʊə.rəʊ/  us   /ˈjʊ.roʊ/
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 ​notethe 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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Euro-prefix

uk   /jʊə.rəʊ-/  us   /jʊr.oʊ-/
relating to the ​European Union: the Euro ​elections a Euro-MP (= a Member of the ​European Parliament) relating to ​Europe: Europop (= ​modern, ​young people's ​music from ​Europe)
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Euro-prefix

uk   us   /jʊərəʊ-/
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: Eurodollars/Euroyen

euronoun

(also Euro) uk   us   /ˈjʊərəʊ/ 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)
Translations of “euro”
in Korean 유로…
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in Turkish avro, Avrupa Birliği para birimi…
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in Vietnamese đồng euro…
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in Japanese ユーロ(ヨーロッパ諸国の貨幣単位)€…
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