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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • pertaining to Europe, especially as a political entity


Shortened unetymologically from Europe- or Europo- in compounds- 20th century formation, perhaps echoing terms like Afro-, Indo-, Sino- etc. (Wiktionary)


  • Euro- area members will hold an emergency meeting July 25 to plan a second rescue package for Greece. -- Top News

  • Euro- region industrial orders probably stagnated in August from the previous month, when they fell 1.6 percent, a Bloomberg survey shows. -- Top News

  • Euro- region inflation may have quickened in March from the previous month, while U.S. consumer prices are forecast to rise 0.5 percent, separate surveys showed. -- Top News

  • Euro- area lawmakers are also taking their time implementing a July overhaul of their rescue fund to give it more crisis-fighting tools, while investors question the ability of banks to withstand further market unrest as signs also mount that the economy is losing momentum. -- Top News


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