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acquis communautaire


  1. . European Union laws
See acquis

acquis communautaire (ˈækiː kəmˈjuːnətɛə; French aki kɔmynotɛr) 



  1. the body of law accumulated by the European Union Often shortened to: acquis

Word Origin

C20: French, literally: acquired material of the Community

Example Sentences Including 'acquis communautaire'

A LOOSE translation of the expression `European acquis communautaire ", much uttered by Eurocrats, is `the way we do things around here".
Times, Sunday Times (2004)


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