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giro

Definitions of giro
  1. noun
    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
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    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
  2. noun
    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
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    type of:
    bank check, check, cheque
    a written order directing a bank to pay money
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