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Date: 1800-1900
Language: German
Origin: Italian, 'circulation of money'

giro

noun
     
Related topics: Banking, Welfare
gi‧ro plural giros British English
1 [countable]PEW a cheque paid by the government to someone who is unemployed
2TD [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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