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English definition of “the Council of the European Union”

the Council of the European Union

noun
 
 
( also Council of Ministers)
GOVERNMENT the part of the government of the European Union that is responsible for making important legal and economic decisions. It consists of a member from each country of the European Union: The presidency of the Council of the European Union rotates between member states every six months.
(Definition of the Council of the European Union from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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