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the European Communitynoun

uk   /jʊə.rəˌpiː.ən kəˈmjuː.nə.ti/  us   /jʊr.əˌpiː.ən kəˈmjuː.nə.t̬i/ (abbreviation the EC)
the organization through which particular European governments made decisions and agreed on shared action in social and economic matters until 1993, when it became the European Union

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the European Communitynoun

uk   us   (abbreviation the EC) POLITICS, COMMERCE
the organization of European countries that existed until November 1993 when it became the European Union
(Definition of the European Community from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the European Community”
in Chinese (Simplified) 欧洲经济共同体(1993年11月成为欧洲联盟)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 歐洲經濟共同體(1993年11月成爲歐洲聯盟)…
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