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the Council of the European Unionnoun

uk   us   (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 ​memberstates every six months.
(Definition of the Council of the European Union from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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