a shortening of European used as a combining form, especially with the meaning “western European,” particularly in reference to the European financial market or the European Economic Community: Eurodollar; Eurofarmers.
Also especially before a vowel, Eur-.
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British Dictionary definitions for eur- (1 of 2)
a variant of euro-
British Dictionary definitions for eur- (2 of 2)
before a vowel eur-
/ (ˈjʊərəʊ-) /
combining form (sometimes capital)
Europe or Europeaneurodollar
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Word Origin and History for eur-
before vowels Eur-, word forming element meaning "Europe, European," from comb. form of Europe.
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