euro


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to euro: European Union

euro

the European currency unit, a single currency for certain members (not the UK at the time of writing) of the EUROPEAN UNION. It represents progress towards economic and monetary union. The currency is managed by the EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006
References in periodicals archive ?
The euro is in practice like a solution that can be distilled into a range of national components and smaller union currencies.
Brendan Brown is director and head of research, Tokyo-Mitsubishi International plc., London, and author of Euro on Trial: To Reform or Split Up (Palgrave, March 2004).
The new currency (florins) would be acceptable on a 1:1 basis in settlement of all amounts due in euros to government departments and public utilities.