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eurocreep

Syllabification: eu·ro·creep
Pronunciation: /ˈyərōˌkrēp, ˈyo͝orō-
 
/
(also Eurocreep)

Definition of eurocreep in English:

noun

informal
The gradual acceptance of the euro in European Union countries that have not yet officially adopted it as their national currency.
Example sentences
  • Some evidence of ‘eurocreep’ has already emerged with the number of retailers willing to accept euros as payment for goods and services.
  • Claims that so-called ‘eurocreep’ will lead to widespread use of the euro in Britain this year are exaggerated.

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