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"the European Union" in British English

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the European Unionnoun

uk   /jʊə.rəˌpiː.ən ˈjuː.ni.ən/  us   /jʊr.əˌpiː.ən ˈjuː.ni.ən/ (abbreviation the EU)
the organization, since 1993, through which European governments who choose to be members make decisions and agree on shared action in social and economic matters

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"the European Union" in Business English

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the European Unionnoun

uk   us   (abbreviation the EU) POLITICS
an organization, known until 1993 as the European Community, through which the governments of its member countries in Europe make social, political, and economic decisions: US carmakers are producing more efficient vehicles to sell in Europe to meet the European Union's tough climate rules. European Union countries/directives/legislation
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Translations of “the European Union”
in Chinese (Simplified) 欧洲联盟…
in Turkish Avrupa Birliği…
in Russian Европейский союз…
in Chinese (Traditional) 歐洲聯盟…
in Polish Unia Europejska…
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