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Noun: giro  jI-row
Usage: UK
  1. 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
    - giro cheque [Brit]
  2. 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

Derived forms: giros

Type of: bank check [US], check [N. Amer], cheque [Brit, Cdn], financial institution, financial organisation [Brit], financial organization

Encyclopedia: Giro, Indiana