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English noun: giro

1. giro (possession) 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

Synonymsgiro cheque

Broader (hypernym)bank check, check, cheque

Domain regionBritain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

2. giro (group) 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

Broader (hypernym)financial institution, financial organisation, financial organization

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