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Meaning of “the EEC” in the English Dictionary

"the EEC" in British English

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the EECnoun

uk   us   /ˌiː.iːˈsiː/
the ​European Economic Community: an ​organizationformed in 1958 that ​developed into the ​European Community, which then ​became the ​European Union in 1994.
(Definition of the EEC from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"the EEC" in Business English

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the EECnoun

uk   us  
ECONOMICS, POLITICS abbreviation forEuropean Economic Community: an ​organizationformed in 1958 by a ​group of ​European countries in ​order to ​establishagreedaims, especially in ​farming and ​trade, between its ​member countries. This ​organizationdeveloped into the ​European Community, which became the ​European Union in 1994: Denmark decided to ​join the EEC in 1972.
(Definition of the EEC from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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