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eu·ro 1

or Eu·ro (yo͝or′ō)
n. pl. euro or eu·ros or Euro or Eu·ros
The basic unit of currency among participating European Union countries. See table at currency.

[After Europe.]

eu·ro 2

n. pl. euro or eu·ros

[Adnyamathanha (Pama-Nyungan language of southern Australia) yuru, thuru or a kindred source in one or more neighboring Pama-Nyungan languages .]


n, pl -os
(Currencies) the official currency unit, divided into 100 cents, of the member countries of the European Union who have adopted European Monetary Union; these are Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Portgual, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Spain; also used by Andorra, Bosnia-Herzegovina, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Kosovo, Martinique, Mayotte, Monaco, Montenegro, Réunion, San Marino, and the Vatican City


(ˈyʊər oʊ, ˈyɜr-)

n., pl. -ros, (esp. collectively) -ro.
[1895–1900; < Ngajuri (Australian Aboriginal language spoken around Jamestown and Peterborough, South Australia) yuru]


or Eu•ro

(ˈyʊər oʊ, ˈyɜr-)

n., pl. -ros.
the official common currency of those W European countries that are a part of the European Monetary Union, effective from January 1, 1999.
[1970–75; by shortening and alter. of Eurocurrency]


a combining form meaning “Europe,” referring esp. to W Europe or the European Union: Eurocentric; Eurocrat.
Also, esp. before a vowel, Eur-.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.euro - the basic monetary unit of most members of the European Union (introduced in 1999); in 2002 twelve European nations (Germany, France, Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Ireland, Greece, Austria, Finland) adopted the euro as their basic unit of money and abandoned their traditional currencies
monetary unit - a unit of money
đồng euro


[ˈjʊərəʊ] Neuro m


[ˈjʊərəʊ] n (currency)euro m
50 euros → 50 euros


n (= currency)Euro m


(ˌjuərəˈpiːən) : the European Union (formerly the Common Market the European Community) noun
an economic and political association of certain countries in Europe.
ˈeuro noun
the currency adopted by the European Union.


يورو euro euro Euro ευρώ euro euro euro euro euro ユーロ 유로 euro euro euro euro евро euro เงินยูโร avro đồng euro 欧元
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