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Grexit [noun] [pol.] [sg.] - der Grexit [sg.]

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der Grexit:

Grexit, der
Wortart: Substantiv, maskulin
Gebrauch: besonders Politikjargon
Bedeutungsübersicht: Austritt Griechenlands aus der Eurozone
Betonung: Grẹxit 
Lautschrift: [ˈgrɛksıt]
Grammatik: der Grexit; Genitiv: des Grexits (ohne Plural)

Grexit, der
Grammatik: Substantiv, Kurzwort (Maskulinum)
Verwendungsbeispiel: Volkswirte sind dagegen skeptisch, ob der gemeinsame Währungsraum einen «Grexit» so einfach verkraften könnte. Die Zeit, 23.07.2012 (online)



A term for the potential withdrawal of Greece from the eurozone (the economic region formed by those countries in the European Union that use the euro as their national currency)

Grexit noun [ S ]
an exit (= act of leaving) by Greece from the European Union (short for "Greek exit"):
There were desperate attempts to avoid a Grexit.

the possibility of Greece leaving the Eurozone (=the group of European Union states that use the euro as their official currency). A blend of the words 'Greece' and 'exit'.
Authornaka-naka (629692) 12 Oct 17, 17:35
Dazu :

... The I.M.F. will do so only if there is significant debt relief for Greece — which Germany will not contemplate. Without debt relief, Greece must force further austerity on an exhausted population, but its government says it will not do this. Unless one of the three backs down and loses face with its own constituency, the failure of the Greek program — and a Grexit — looks inevitable. ...

... The possibility of Grexit, or euro exit, has re-emerged and bond yields have soared. The yield on two-year Greek government bonds has risen from 6% to 10% in less than two weeks as spooked investors have dumped their holdings. And the shrill rhetoric last seen at the height of the crisis in 2015 has returned. ...
#1Authorno me bré (700807) 12 Oct 17, 20:33
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