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the EU

noun
 
 
/ˌiːˈjuː/
abbreviation for the European Union: a European political and economic organization that encourages business and good relationships between the countries that are membersInternational politics and governmentNamed organizations and societies and their members
Translations of “the EU”
in Chinese (Traditional) 歐洲聯盟…
in Russian Европейский союз…
in Turkish Avrupa Birliği (AB)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 欧洲联盟…
in Polish UE (= = Unia Europejska)…
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