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ecu

play
noun, \ˈā-ˌkyü, ā-kue\

Definition of ecu

plural ecus play \-ˌkyüz, -ku̅e̅\

  1. :  any of various old French units of value; also :  a coin representing an ecu




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ecu

play
noun, often capitalized E&C&U \ˌē-(ˌ)sē-ˈyü\

Definition of ecu

  1. :  a money of account based on the currency units of members of the European Union from 1979 up to the introduction of the euro in 1999



Origin of ecu

European Currency Unit (influenced by French écu ecu)


First Known Use: 1970


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