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English definition of “Community preference”

Community preference

noun [U]
 
 
GOVERNMENT, POLITICS the fact of European countries giving better treatment to other people or goods that come from the European Union than to those who come from outside it: Their opinion was that the Community preference principle should be maintained, but it should only apply to long-term residents.
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