giro

Definitions of giro
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n a British financial system in which a bank or a post office transfers money from one account to another when they receive authorization to do so

Type of:
financial institution, financial organisation, financial organization
an institution (public or private) that collects funds (from the public or other institutions) and invests them in financial assets

n a check given by the British government to someone who is unemployed; it can be cashed either at a bank or at the post office

Synonyms:
giro cheque
Type of:
bank check, check, cheque
a written order directing a bank to pay money

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