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giro

(ˈdʒaɪrəʊ)
n, pl -ros
1. (Banking & Finance) a system of transferring money within the financial institutions of a country, such as banks and post offices, by which bills, etc, may be paid by filling in a giro form authorizing the debit of a specified sum from one's own account to the credit of the payee's account
2. (Social Welfare) informal Brit an unemployment or income support payment by giro cheque, posted fortnightly
[C20: ultimately from Greek guros circuit]

gi•ro

(ˈdʒaɪ roʊ)

n., pl. -ros.
an autogiro.
[1920–25; by shortening]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.giro - a check given by the British government to someone who is unemployed; it can be cashed either at a bank or at the post office
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
bank check, check, cheque - a written order directing a bank to pay money; "he paid all his bills by check"
2.giro - a British financial system in which a bank or a post office transfers money from one account to another when they receive authorization to do so
financial institution, financial organisation, financial organization - an institution (public or private) that collects funds (from the public or other institutions) and invests them in financial assets
Translations

giro

[ˈdʒaɪrəʊ] (Brit)
A. Ngiro m
bank girotransferencia f bancaria
post-office girogiro m postal
National Girogiro m postal
B. CPD giro cheque Ncheque m de giro
bank giro system Nsistema m de giro bancario
giro transfer N by giro transfermediante giro

Giro

[ˈdʒaɪərəʊ] n (British) the National Giro → les comptes chèques postaux

giro

[ˈdʒaɪərəʊ] n
(= bank giro) → virement m bancaire
(British) (= benefit payment) → ASSEDIC mpl

giro

n (Brit) (= bank giro)Giro (→ verkehr m) nt; (= post-office giro)Postscheckverkehr or -dienst m; giro (cheque) (Social Security) → Sozialhilfeüberweisung f; giro cheque (for paying) → Postscheck m; to pay a bill by giroeine Rechnung durch Überweisung bezahlen

Giro

[ˈdʒaɪrəʊ] n the National Giro (Brit) → la or il Bancoposta

giro

[ˈdʒaɪrəʊ] n (Brit) (fam) (also giro check) → assegno postale (per indennità di disoccupazione o malattia) (also bank giro) → bancogiro (also post office giro) → postagiro
References in classic literature ?
She told me how her aunt had died, very peacefully at the last, and how everything had been done afterward by the care of her good friends (fortunately, thanks to me, she said, smiling, there was money in the house; and she repeated that when once the Italians like you they are your friends for life); and when we had gone into this she asked me about my giro, my impressions, the places I had seen.
Signorino, domani faremo uno giro," called the cabman, with engaging certainty.
For Contador, it was a second Giro crown after victory in 2008, and his seventh Grand Tour victory - he had wins in the 2011 Giro and 2010 Tour de France wiped from his record for accidental ingestion of the banned doping product Clenbuterol.
It is said that a double Grand Tour victory is extremely difficult but after winning the Giro, we know Alberto is up for the challenge to also win the Tour de France.
The Australian began the Giro with victory as the target, but his race has ended following a crash towards the end of the 13th stage to Jesolo.
CYCLING: Giro d'Italia - Third stage (British Eurosport, 1.
The Spaniard, who has not won either the Giro or the Tour de France since 2009, is looking this season to achieve the first Giro-Tour double since the late Marco Pantani of Italy in 1998.
The 30-year-old Australian, who has won Paris-Nice, Volta a Catalunya and Giro del Trentino this season, will lead a nine-man team during a competition which begins in San Lorenzo on May 9.
She added: "The Giro d'Italia, held here last year, showcased Northern Ireland as a premium cycling and tourism destination.
Rather than chase a second yellow jersey from Utrecht on July 4 to Paris on July 26, 2015 in the 102nd edition of the race, Froome may instead focus on May's Giro and August's Vuelta.
SIR Bradley Wiggins admitted his disappointment after being forced to abandon the Giro d'Italia, a race the Olympic champion had made his number one priority this season.
I see myself as quite a balanced general classification rider and the Giro, with its inclusion of a long time trial of 60km and tough uphill finishes, will make it a well-balanced race which suits me.