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  • n. Plural form of ecu.


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  • Je suis gentilhomme de bonne maison: gardez ma vie, et je vous donnerai deux cents ecus.

    The Life of King Henry the Fifth

  • We were shown, at the house of Leonard Smith, a tailor, a most perfect looking-glass, ornamented with gold, pearl, silver, and velvet, so richly as to be estimated at five hundred ecus du soleil.

    Travels in England during the reign of Queen Elizabeth

  • Panurge then, without any more ado, threw a large leathern purse stuffed with gold crowns (ecus au soleil) among them.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

  • That and a special aid package of 500 million ecus (dlrs 570 million) were designed to give a boost to an economy struggling to recover from decades of isolation during the apartheid era.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The European Union has granted Zimbabwe 12.8 million ecus (11.6 million dollars) to clear minefields along the borders with Zambia and Mozambique, an EU official said here.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The 14 million ecus (worth 1.23 dollars each) granted in aid will be administered by the European Community Humanitarian Office

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The Office's humanitarian work began in 1993 with seven million ecus, which were followed by a further 24 million in 1994, 17 million in 1995 and 14 million in the last eight months of 1996.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • He said that in one area of Kuito 300,000 ecus were paid to a specialist agency to deactivate one-metre-wide paths through the minefields in order to clear access to a hospital and a well which were cut off by the devices.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • European Investment Bank, which is to provide Mozambique private sector businessmen with a 32 million ecus credit.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The EU is expected to invest some 500 million ecus in this impoverished southern African nation by the year 2002 for community, infrastructural and institutional development programmes.

    ANC Daily News Briefing


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