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the European Communitynoun

uk   us   (abbreviation the EC)
the ​organization through which ​particularEuropeangovernments made ​decisions and ​agreed on ​sharedaction in ​social and ​economicmatters until 1993, when it ​became the ​European Union

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

"the European Community" in Business English

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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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