Meaning of “the European Union” in the English Dictionary

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"the European Union" in British English

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the European Unionnoun

uk /jʊə.rəˌpiː.ən ˈjuː.ni.ən/ us /jʊr.əˌpiː.ən ˈjuː.ni.ən/ abbreviation the EU

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

"European Union" in American English

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European Unionnoun [ U ]

us /ˈjʊər·əˌpi·ən ˈjun·jən/ abbreviation EU

a group of European countries that act together in political and economic matters

(Definition of “European Union” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"the European Union" in Business English

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the European Unionnoun

uk us abbreviation the EU POLITICS

an organization, known until 1993 as the European Community, through which the governments of its member countries in Europe make social, political, and economic decisions:

US carmakers are producing more efficient vehicles to sell in Europe to meet the European Union's tough climate rules.

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

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