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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]
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gi•ro

(ˈdʒaɪ roʊ)

n., pl. -ros.
an autogiro.
[1920–25; by shortening]
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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
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

Giro

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

giro

[ˈdʒaɪərəʊ] n
(= bank giro) → virement m bancaire
(British) (= benefit payment) → ASSEDIC mpl
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

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
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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.
Uno de los interrogantes fundamentales es la determinacion de la circulacion tridimensional media de gran escala, es decir, la extension, intensidad y mecanismos fisicos responsables de la formacion de los giros en el interior de los golfos y su relacion con la distribucion de propiedades observada.
Italians had won 11 successive Giros prior to 2008, with Basso among the winners prior to his drugs ban, and he will have the best possible support having become sole leader of Liquigas when Pellizotti was pulled out.
They are accused of being members of a gang which used insiders to steal giros and Inland Revenue cheques from Royal Mail sorting offices then sent them to Liverpool where they were doctored to make them worth more.
Bank Indonesia said it will soon issue a blacklists of individuals or companies drawing bad checks or giros. Accounting and Payment System Director Dyah Nastiti said the issuance of the blacklist is to maintain or improve the public confidence in the payment instruments.
Cardiff Crown Court heard giros stolen from London postal sorting offices were doctored then cashed in South Wales and the West Country.
Sin embargo, cuando se determina la asimetriade una estructura bilateral formada por subregiones (giros) con lateralidades opuestas, queda enmascarada (compensada), total o parcialmente, la existencia de las diferencias interhemisfericas de tales subregiones.
Giros and benefit books are on their way out - and electronic payments, into people's own accounts, are in.