Meaning of “Europe” in the English Dictionary

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"Europe" in British English

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uk /ˈjʊə.rəp/ us /ˈjʊr.əp/

the continent that is to the east of the Atlantic Ocean, to the north of the Mediterranean, and to the west of Asia

the European Union

UK the continent of Europe without including the UK

(Definition of “Europe” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"Europe" in Business English

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Europenoun [ U ]

uk /ˈjʊərəp/ us

one of the world's continents:

Discount airlines in Europe are buying lots of new planes.

POLITICS the European Union:

The party's position on Europe remains in question.

(Definition of “Europe” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)