Eurocurrency

noun

Eu·​ro·​cur·​ren·​cy ˌyu̇r-ō-ˈkər-ən-sē How to pronounce Eurocurrency (audio)
-ˈkə-rən-
: moneys (as of the U.S. and Japan) held outside their countries of origin and used in the money markets of Europe

Word History

First Known Use

1961, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Eurocurrency was in 1961

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“Eurocurrency.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Eurocurrency. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

Legal Definition

Eurocurrency

noun
Eu·​ro·​cur·​ren·​cy ˌyu̇r-ō-ˈkər-ən-sē How to pronounce Eurocurrency (audio)
plural Eurocurrencies
: currency (as from the U.S. and Japan) held outside its country of origin and used in the money markets of Europe

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