eu·​ro·​zone | \ ˈyu̇r-ō-ˌzōn How to pronounce eurozone (audio) \

Definition of eurozone

: the geographical area comprising the countries that use the euro as the official currency

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Recent Examples on the Web That's three months later than the eurozone, which includes G7 countries Germany, France and Italy. Walé Azeez, CNN, 5 Oct. 2021 Consumer prices in the eurozone rose at the fastest pace in 13 years during September. WSJ, 2 Oct. 2021 The stimulus is likely to add 3.9% to eurozone GDP by 2026, according to S&P. Charles Riley, CNN, 26 Sep. 2021 Even at the lower pace, that would still be enough for the ECB to soak up all the new debt issued by eurozone governments through the end of this year. David Mchugh, ajc, 9 Sep. 2021 Stocks fell in Europe yesterday despite excellent PMI numbers that show the eurozone economy is booming. Bernhard Warner, Fortune, 24 June 2021 The Italian banking crisis is a key component of Italy’s general financial difficulties which have at times seemed to threaten to undermine the eurozone. George Calhoun, Forbes, 31 Aug. 2021 IHS Markit said its composite PMI for the eurozone rose to 60.6 in July from 59.5 in June, reaching its highest level in 21 years. David Harrison, WSJ, 23 July 2021 This past week, the eurozone reported that gross domestic product increased 13.7% in the second quarter from a year earlier. Jon Sindreu, WSJ, 6 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of eurozone

1995, in the meaning defined above

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“Eurozone.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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