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The countries of the European Union whose official currency is the euro.
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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the geographical area containing the countries that have joined the European single currency
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[ˈjʊərəʊzəʊn] Neurozona f, zona f euro
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Eurozone [ˈjʊərəʊzəʊn] nzone f euro
in the eurozone → dans la zone euro
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