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Definition of the noun Ecu

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noun - plural: ecus

  1. [dated] The European Currency Unit (symbol ₠), a currency used in the European Community before the euro.


  1. Ecu a.k.a. Ecuador, officially the Republic of Ecuador is a representative democratic republic in northwestern South America, bordered by Colombia on the north, Peru on the east and south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west. Ecuador also includes the Galápagos Islands in the Pacific, about 1,000 kilometres west of the mainland.
  2. ECU a.k.a. East Carolina University is a public, coeducational, doctoral/research university in Greenville, North Carolina, United States. Named East Carolina University by statute and commonly known as ECU or East Carolina, the university is the third-largest university in North Carolina.


  1. Ecu a.k.a. Écu is a collectable item.
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  2. ECU a.k.a. Edith Cowan University is an Australian public university located in Perth, Western Australia. It was named after the first woman to be elected to an Australian Parliament, Edith Cowan, and is the only Australian university named after a woman.
  3. Ecu a.k.a. ÉCU The European Independent Film Festival: ÉCU - The European Independent Film Festival is an annual international film festival dedicated to independent cinema. Held in Paris, France, it was created in 2006 by Scott Hillier. The festival is dedicated to the discovery and promotion of the best independent film making talents from Europe and beyond, showcasing films that demonstrate quality, innovation, and creativity in both form and content. These qualities are judged in 14 categories, 7 of which are open to non-European filmmakers, and compete for 24 awards. Jury members come from all around the globe and have a variety of backgrounds. The founder and president of ÉCU, Scott Hillier, is a Paris-based Australian filmmaker. He gained international recognition from his strong cinematography, editing, writing producing and directing portfolio and served as Director of Photography on the documentary ‘Twin Towers’ which won an Academy Award in 2003.

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Google previewInternational Monetary and Financial Integration — The European Dimension (2012)

by D.E. Fair, C. de Boissieu

Second, the private ECU is a closer substitute for national currencies than is the dollar because it links the European monetary markets more closely than the eurodollar does. Third, the private ECU is a means of mobilizing European saving ...

Google previewThe ECU and European Monetary Integration (1988)

by P. de Grauwe

The ECU is a unit of account based on a basket of currencies.

Google previewInternational Money and Credit (1984)

The Policy Roles by George M. Von Furstenberg

If people wish to hold a currency as a proxy for “Europe," or to hedge against “ Europe," then the ECU is an excellent vehicle. Many companies do have such needs. People in weak-currency countries such as Denmark and Italy have a natural ...

Google previewEast Carolina University (2013)

by John Allen Tucker, PhD, and Arthur Carlson

Today, ECU is a leading producer of K-12 teachers in the Southeast as well as a leader nationwide in training practitioners of family medicine. The impressive development of East Carolina has flowed from its embodiment of the school's ethic ...

Google previewLegal and Institutional Aspects of the International Monetary System (1979)

Selected Essays by Joseph Gold

The ECU is a basket of defined amounts of the currencies of Community members, except the Greek drachma, which will be included in the basket not later than the end of 1985. The amounts of currencies in the basket can be revised in ...

Google previewTelematics Communication Technologies and Vehicular Networks: Wireless Architectures and Applications (2009)

Wireless Architectures and Applications by Huang, Chung-Ming

An ECU is a computing system, integrated with a data acquisition module or an electromechanical driver. A variety of ECUs implement versatile functions, such as powertrain, antilock braking system (ABS), traction control system (TCS), ...

Google previewEMU, Getting the End Game Right (1997)

by David K. H. Begg

and CEPR Paul Seabright University of Cambridge and CEPR Alasdair Smith University of Sussex and CEPR Charles Wyplosz Institut Universitaire de Hautes Etudes Internationales, Geneve, and CEPR The current ECU is a basket of the ...

Google previewThe UK Economy Today (1995)

by K. Holden, Kent Matthews, John L. Thompson

There are many examples of units of account that are not media of exchange - the ECU is a case in point. The importance of money as a medium of exchange is that most day-to-day transactions must in principle involve the use of money.

Google previewTuning Accel/DFI 6.0 Programmable Fuel Injection (2003)

by Ray Bohacz

Since the ECU is a digital processor, it has finite resolution, and adjustments are made in small increments. In this table, the steps are 0.032 milliseconds. Ignition The Ignition submenu lists four choices. The first two, if selected, function as ...



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Google previewA Dictionary of the European Union (2015)

by Lee McGowan, David Phinnemore

ECU is the acronym commonly used to refer to the European Currency Unit. The ecu was introduced in 1979 as a central element of the European Monetary System (EMS), namely a common artificial currency unit supporting the exchangerate ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Money (2009)

by Larry Allen

The European Currency Unit (ECU) began in 1979 as what is called a “basket currency,” a composite currency based on a weighted average combination of European currencies. It had a predecessor in the European Unit of Account (EUA ), ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Derivatives (1995)

by Andrew Inglis-Taylor

ECU 20. Delivery Months. 2 successive quarterly delivery months among March (H), June (M), September (U), December (Z). Last Trading Day. Second business day preceding the third Wednesday of delivery month at ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Finance and Banking (2014)

by Market House Books

European Currency Unit (ECU) A former currency medium and unit of account ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of European Organizations (1994)

by Derek W. Urwin

EUROPEAN CURRENCY UNIT (ECU). Created in 1979 as a bookkeeping device for, and the potential common currency of, the European Community (EC) (q.v.).

Google previewThe Wordsworth Dictionary of Abbreviations and Acronyms (1997)

by Rodney Dale, Steve Puttick

EBA ECU Banking Association (see ECU) ...

Google previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of International Political Economy: Entries A-F (2001)

by R. J. Barry Jones

The ECU, a unit of account based on a basket of European currencies, was established in 1979 by the EUROPEAN COMMUNITY (EC) as part of the process which, at the same time, created the EUROPEAN MONETARY SYSTEM (EMS).

Google previewA Political and Economic Dictionary of Western Europe (2013)

by Claire Annesley

(ECU). The European Currency Unit (ECU) was a theoretical European currency.

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Small photo of PHILADELPHIA - FEBRUARY 14: Temple forward Jaylen Bond (15) prepares to block a shot by ECU guard B.J. Tyson (21) during the AAC conference college basketball game January 14, 2015 in Philadelphia.Small photo of RICHMOND VIRGINIA - SEPTEMBER 26: Miryan Nunez (ECU) competes in the elite women's road race at the UCI Road World Championships on September 26, 2015 in Richmond, VirginiaSmall photo of Rio, Brazil - may 02, 2017: Tito Valencia and Victor Luis player in match between Botafogo (BRA) and Barcelona (ECU) by the Libertadores championship in Nilton Santos StadiumSmall photo of Rio, Brazil - may 02, 2017: Christian Aleman player in match between Botafogo (BRA) and Barcelona (ECU) by the Libertadores championship in Nilton Santos StadiumSmall photo of Rio, Brazil - may 02, 2017: Dario Javier Aimar player in match between Botafogo (BRA) and Barcelona (ECU) by the Libertadores championship in Nilton Santos StadiumSmall photo of Diesel fuel injector with code / Injector Code for Automotive Computers ECUSmall photo of Rio, Brazil - jun 29, 2017: Wendel player in match between Fluminense and Univ. Catolica (ECU) by the Sudamerica Cup in Maracana Stadium More...

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Scrabble value of E1C3U1

The value of this 3-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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