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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 previewDirect support and general support maintenance manual (1983)

turbine engine, model AGT 1500 with container (NSN 2835-01-120-3674). by United States. Dept. of the Army

Electronic Control Unit (ECU): The ECU is a white cast aluminum box which is mounted in the crew compartment. It acts like a computer which monitors specific controls and engine data, analyzes the control signals and engine data, then ...

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 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 previewOil and Gas Dictionary (1988)

An Encyclopedic Dictionary of Economic and Financial Concepts andTerms by Paul Stevens

ECU The economies and diseconomies of scale referred to above are internal to the separate companies in an industry. However, they can also be external to the separate companies, but internal to the industry as the industry's output ...

Google previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of International Political Economy (2002)

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). The goal of the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Geographic Information Science (2008)

by Karen Kemp

The Experimental Cartography Unit (ECU) was a research unit of Britain's Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), initially established at the Clarendon Press in Oxford, in 1967, to advance the art, science, technology, and practice of ...

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 previewAbbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition (2001)

by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen

—tonsillectomy ectr endoscopic carpal-tunnel release ECTS Economic Communtiy Transfer System ecu ecumania(c); ...

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of International Finance and Banking (2016)

by Jae K. Shim, Michael Constas

of 1993 created the European Currency Unit (ECU), a basket of currencies which includes 15 currencies of the European Union (EU) countries. The ECU took two different forms: the official ECU ...

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 (2008)

by Jonathan Law, John Smullen

European Currency Unit (ECU) A former currency medium and unit of account created in 1979 to act as the reserve asset and ...

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Small photo of PHILADELPHIA - FEBRUARY 14: Temple guard Will Cummings (2) blocks a jump shot taken by ECU guard Terry Whisnant (0) during the AAC conference college basketball game January 14, 2015 in Philadelphia.Small photo of STOCKHOLM - AUG 22: Women ITU World Triathlon event Aug 22 2015. Woman running in Old town. Bravo, Elizabeth (ECU).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 Norway, Norwegian coin five ecu 1993 first polar expedition, ship in ice, Fridtjof Nansen, dog sledSmall photo of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - April 8, 2016: EVENT TEST WEIGHT LIFTING - Rocafuerte Enmanuel (ECU) in 62 kg men's category for Test Event Weightlifting Arena Carioca 1 at Olimpico Park.Small photo of Engine control unit (ECU) isolated on white background 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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