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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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