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Eurocurrency

[ yoor-oh-kur-uhn-see, ‐kuhr‐, yur‐ ]
/ ˈyʊər oʊˌkɜr ən si, ‐ˌkʌr‐, ˈyɜr‐ /
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noun, plural Eu·ro·cur·ren·cies.

funds deposited in the bank of a European country in the currency of another country.

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Also called Eu·ro·mon·ey [yoor-uh-muhn-ee, yur‐]. /ˈyur əˌmʌn i, ˈyɜr‐/.

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British Dictionary definitions for Eurocurrency

eurocurrency
/ (ˈjʊərəʊˌkʌrənsɪ) /

noun

(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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