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the EU

noun uk   /ˌiːˈjuː/ us  
abbreviation for the European Union
Translations of “the EU”
in Chinese (Traditional) 歐洲聯盟…
in Russian Европейский союз…
in Turkish Avrupa Birliği (AB)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 欧洲联盟…
in Polish UE (= = Unia Europejska)…
(Definition of the EU from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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