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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 ?
Signorino, domani faremo uno giro," called the cabman, with engaging certainty.
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.
All three riders are stage winners in the Grand Tours - the collective term for cycling's three main events of the year, which are the Tour de France, Giro d'Italia and the Vuelta a Espana - but climber Aru has won the Vuelta in 2015 and boasts two podiums in the Giro, third in 2014 and second the year after.
The organizers of Giro d'Italia reportedly plan to stage the opening leg of one of the worldAaAaAeAcAaAaAeA@1/4AaAaAeAnAaAaAeA s most prestigious bicycle race streets of Jerusalem.
The Giro d'Italia European cycling tour scheduled to take place next May will only serve to legitimize the annexation of Jerusalem and to distort the authenticity and character of the city .
Now Froome is seeking to be the winner of all three Grand Tours at the same time when the 101st Giro d'Italia event starts from Israel in May.
Furious, Israel's ministers of tourism and sports announced yesterday that they would no longer cooperate with the Giro d'Italia, making meeting the event's extensive security demands all but impossible.
Froome completed the France and La Vuelta double in Madrid on Sunday but Roche, who lifted the Tour and Giro in 1987, does not believe any rider could win all three in the same 12 months due to the importance placed on the main event.
Giro d'Italia (best prices): 2-9 Dumoulin (gen), 8 Quintana (Betway, Hills), 12 Pinot (bet365, Hills), 16 Nibali (bet365), 125 bar.
That put Movistar's Quintana - winner of the 2014 Giro - into pink with Dumoulin 38 seconds back, five seconds ahead of Bahrain-Merida's twotime Giro winner and defending champion Vincenzo Nibali.
The Giro - only the Tour de France is a more important three-week stage race - was the first time Wales' twice-Olympic track gold medallist had led Team Sky into such an important battle.
Australia Richie Porte succumbed to crash injuries in 2015 while in 2013 then Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins abandoned the Giro because of illness after sliding down the GC standings.