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the EECnoun

uk   /ˌiː.iːˈsiː/  us   /ˌiː.iːˈsiː/
the European Economic Community: an organization formed 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)

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the EECnoun

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ECONOMICS, POLITICS abbreviation for European Economic Community: an organization formed in 1958 by a group of European countries in order to establish agreed aims, especially in farming and trade, between its member countries. This organization developed 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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