eurozone

noun

eu·​ro·​zone ˈyu̇r-ō-ˌzōn How to pronounce eurozone (audio)
: the geographical area comprising the countries that use the euro as the official currency

Examples of eurozone in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Countries in the eurozone also abide by stricter debt rules. Ryan Hogg, Fortune Europe, 26 Apr. 2024 All week, Europe’s policymakers reiterated their growing confidence that high inflation was dissipating in the eurozone and that their 2 percent inflation target was in sight. Eshe Nelson, New York Times, 25 Apr. 2024 This caution reflects the complexity of the eurozone's economy, with its varying economic recovery trajectories among member states. Magdy Hassan Fayed, Forbes, 28 Mar. 2024 Plenković has faced accusations of corruption as Croatia, a European Union and NATO member, struggles with the highest inflation rate in the eurozone, a labor shortage and a surge in migration. Darko Bandic, Quartz, 18 Apr. 2024 The eurozone economy didn’t grow at all in the last three months of last year and the outlook for the figures from the quarter just ended isn’t much better. David McHugh, Fortune Europe, 11 Apr. 2024 The eurozone economy didn't grow in the last three months of 2023, and figures for the first three months of this year are due April 30. David McHugh, Quartz, 3 Apr. 2024 The eurozone economy didn’t grow in the last three months of 2023, and figures for the first three months of this year are due April 30. David McHugh, Fortune Europe, 3 Apr. 2024 Troubling Trends: The eurozone economy stagnated in the last three months of 2023 as a lingering energy crisis sparked a loss of competitiveness in certain industries, and consumers reined in spending to grapple with high living costs. Roger Cohen Ivor Prickett, New York Times, 31 Mar. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1995, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of eurozone was in 1995

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“Eurozone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eurozone. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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eurozone

noun
eu·​ro·​zone
ˈyu̇r-ō-ˌzōn
: the geographical area comprising the countries that use the euro as the official currency
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