[yoo r-oh-kur-uh n-see, ‐kuhr‐, yur‐]
noun, plural Eu·ro·cur·ren·cies.
  1. funds deposited in the bank of a European country in the currency of another country.

Origin of Eurocurrency

Also called Eu·ro·mon·ey [yoor-uh-muhn-ee, yur‐] /ˈyur əˌmʌn i, ˈyɜr‐/. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

British Dictionary definitions for eurocurrency


  1. (sometimes capital)
    1. the currency of any country held on deposit in Europe outside its home market: used as a source of short- or medium-term finance, esp in international trade, because of easy convertibility
    2. (as modifier)the eurocurrency market
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