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euro

Name for the new currency that is due to come into being on 1 January 1999 following European Monetary Union (cf. Eurofed).

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The Handbook of International Financial Terms

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005

... . Name for the new currency that is due to come into being on 1 January 1999 following European Monetary Union (cf. Eurofed...

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A Dictionary of Accounting (5 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management
Length:
151 words

... The currency unit of the European Union’s eurozone , divided into 100 cents. In January 1999 it was adopted for all purposes except cash transactions by Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Portugal, and Spain; Greece followed suit in 2001 . Euro-denominated notes and coins were issued in January 2002 and the national currencies were withdrawn after a short period of dual circulation. Slovenia adopted the euro in 2007 , as did Cyprus and Malta in 2008 , Slovakia in 2009 , Estonia in 2011 , Latvia...

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A Dictionary of Finance and Banking (6 ed.)

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Current Version:
2018

... ( EUR ) The currency unit of the European Union’s eurozone , divided into 100 cents ( see european economic and monetary union ). In January 1999 it was adopted for all purposes except cash transactions by Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Portugal, and Spain; Greece followed suit in 2001 . Euro-denominated notes and coins were issued in January 2002 and the national currencies were withdrawn after a short period of dual circulation. Slovenia adopted the euro in 2007 , as did Cyprus and...

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A Dictionary of Business and Management (6 ed.)

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Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management
Length:
148 words

... The currency unit of the European Union’s eurozone , divided into 100 cents. In January 1999 it was adopted for all purposes except cash transactions by Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Portugal, and Spain; Greece followed suit in 2001 . Euro-denominated notes and coins were issued in January 2002 and the national currencies were withdrawn after a short period of dual circulation. Slovenia adopted the euro in 2007 , as did Cyprus and Malta in 2008 , Slovakia in 2009 , Estonia in 2011 , Latvia...

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A Dictionary of World History (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2015
Subject:
History
Length:
136 words

...in Frankfurt-am-Main. Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, and Vatican City also use the euro through agreements with the EU. Kosovo and Montenegro use the euro but without any legal agreement with the EU. The euro is also used in the Azores, the Canary Islands, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Madeira, Martinique, Mayotte, Réunion, Saint-Barthélemy, and Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon....

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A Dictionary of Economics (5 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2017
Subject:
Social sciences, Economics
Length:
174 words

...the eurozone in 2007 , Cyprus and Malta in 2008 , Slovakia in 2009 , Estonia in 2011 , Latvia in 2014 , and Lithuania on 1 January 2015 . Euro notes and coins circulate in all nineteen countries. Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, and Vatican City also use the euro through agreements with the EU. Kosovo and Montenegro use the euro but without any legal agreement with the EU. The euro is also used in the Azores, the Canary Islands, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Madeira, Martinique, Mayotte, Réunion, Saint-Barthélemy, and...

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World Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
Feb 2014
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
377 words

.... The euro entered public circulation on January 1, 2002 , and circulated alongside national currencies for six months, after which these were abolished. With the addition of Slovenia ( 2007 ), Cyprus ( 2008 ), Malta ( 2008 ), Slovakia ( 2009 ), Estonia ( 2011 ), Latvia ( 2014 ) and Lithuania 2015 , the euro is the currency of 19 of the EU member states. Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, and Vatican City also use the euro through agreements with the EU. Kosovo and Montenegro use the euro but without any legal agreement with the EU. The euro is also used in the...

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Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Law, International Law
Length:
180 words

...the Danish krone, the Estonian kroon, the Cyprus pound, the Latvian lats, the Lithuanian litas, the Maltese lira, and the Slovak koruna remain, but are linked to the Euro. The Euro is set to become the world's second biggest global currency behind the U.S. dollar. The European Central Bank , based in Frankfurt, is charged with governing the currency and setting interest rates. See < www.euro.ecb.int...

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A Dictionary of Contemporary World History (6 ed.)

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Current Version:
2021
Subject:
History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
Length:
725 words

...( 2014 ), and Lithuania ( 2015 ). Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, and Vatican City also use the euro through agreements with the EU. Kosovo and Montenegro use the euro but without any legal agreement with the EU. The euro is also used in the Azores, the Canary Islands, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Madeira, Martinique, Mayotte, Réunion, Saint-Barthélemy, and Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon. The financial crisis of 2008 highlighted problems with the structure of the euro, as individual countries were unable to use currency as a way of reviving their economies....

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Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable (19 ed.)

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Current Version:
2013

... The name of the single currency that in 1999 began to circulate alongside the national currencies of 11 countries (but not Britain) in the european union and which replaced those currencies in 2002 , hence the ‘eurozone’. It is now the currency of 17 member states, and is also used by official agreement in Monaco, San Marino and the Vatican City. It was first minted as a coin by France in 1998...

euro-Deutschmarks

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The Handbook of International Financial Terms

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005

...-Deutschmarks ( Euro-DM ) . Deutschmarks traded in the eurocurrency market. Sometimes referred to as Euromarks...

euro-warrant

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The Handbook of International Financial Terms

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005

...-warrant . Warrants issued in the euromarkets...

Euro-zone

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Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law (3 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Law, International Law
Length:
33 words

...-zone The Member States of the European Union in which the single European currency, or Euro , applies, namely Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovenia, and...

euro-issue

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The Handbook of International Financial Terms

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005

...-issue . Common term for a new issue transaction in the euromarkets , used to distinguish it from a domestic...

euro lines

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The Handbook of International Financial Terms

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005

... lines (Banking) . Market shorthand for a banking facility based on eurocurrencies (as opposed to a domestic facility...

Euro Norm

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A Dictionary of Law (10 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2022
Subject:
Law
Length:
48 words

... Norm ( EN ) A European standard adopted by European standards bodies, such as CEN (the European Standardization Committee) and CENELEC (the European Electrotechnical Standardization Committee), in place of a national standard, such as those produced in the UK by the British Standards Institution ( BSI...

Euro-ad

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A Dictionary of Business and Management (6 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management
Length:
74 words

...-ad An advertisement designed to be used in all countries of the European Union. Certain products, particularly those that have been in use for long enough for national traditions to build up, are not suitable for multinational advertisements. Food is an example: there would be no point in advertising tinned baked beans in France. On the other hand, advertisements for cars, a more recent product, can have an equal appeal in all European...

Euro-Africans

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Regional and National History, Philosophy
Length:
1,148 words

...of African culture on the individual. “Euro-African,” as a general term, subsumes Luso-Africans, Anglo-Africans, and Franco-Africans. The vagueness of the term mirrors the often ambiguous nature of Euro-Africans’ social standing. The father was absent during child rearing, often succumbing to disease or returning to his homeland. Euro-Africans inherited no legal rights from their fathers. They were left with little social capital to contest their pariah status. In many African societies, upon the death of a Euro-African, all possessions would remit to the...

Eurō'pa

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The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature (3 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Literature, Classical studies
Length:
104 words

...'pa (‘Broad-browed’) In Greek myth, daughter of Agenor, king of Tyre (in Homer, daughter of Phoenix (2)). Zeus loved her and so took the form of, or sent, a beautiful bull which swam to the seashore where she was playing and seemed so mild that she climbed upon its back. Thereupon it swam away with her to Crete. There she bore to Zeus Minos , Rhadamanthys , and, in post-Homeric accounts, Sarpedon . She was then married to Asterius, king of Crete, who adopted her sons. The bull became the constellation Taurus. See also Talos and Cephalus ....

Euro area

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Australian Law Dictionary (3 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Law
Length:
75 words

...Euro area ( Eurozone ) The parts of the EU that have adopted the euro as their currency. The official name is the Euro area , often also called by the more colloquial Eurozone . Member States must fulfil convergence criteria (economic and legal preconditions for countries to participate in economic and monetary union in the Euro area). An informal body, the Eurogroup , enables ministers of the euro area to discuss matters relating to management of the euro. ...

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