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giro

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Welfare, Banking
girogi‧ro /ˈdʒaɪərəʊ $ ˈdʒaɪroʊ/ noun (plural giros) British English 🔊 🔊 1 [countable]PEW a cheque paid by the government to someone who is unemployed2 [uncountable]BFB a system of banking in Britain in which a central computer can send money from one bank account to another electronically
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giroChristopher's £52.10 giro is due.At first he has no money, until he collects his giro.He pleaded guilty to a charge of stealing the giro.The giro was £20.60, the fare was £12 and I stayed about six days.When a man lives in, a woman's independence - her own name on the weekly giro - is automatically surrendered.Trying to manage on your giro?
From Longman Business Dictionarygirogi‧ro /ˈdʒaɪrəʊ-roʊ/ noun British English [uncountable] (also National Giro)BANKING in Britain and some other countries, a system for sending money electronically from one bank account to anotherYou can pay your gas bill by giro.bank giro credits
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