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European Union



  1. an organization created in 1993 with the aim of achieving closer economic and political union between member states of the European Community. The current members are Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and the UK EU

Translations for 'European Union'

  • British English: European UnionPronunciation for European Union The European Union is an organization of European countries which have joint policies on matters such as trade, agriculture, and finance.ˌjʊərəˈpiːən ˈjuːnjən NOUN
  • Arabic: الاِتِّـحادُ الُأورُوبيّPronunciation for الاِتِّـحادُ الُأورُوبيّ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: União EuropeiaPronunciation for União Europeia
  • Chinese: 欧洲联盟Pronunciation for 欧洲联盟
  • Croatian: Europska unijaPronunciation for Europska unija
  • Czech: Evropská uniePronunciation for Evropská unie
  • Danish: Den Europæiske UnionPronunciation for Den Europæiske Union
  • Dutch: Europese UniePronunciation for Europese Unie
  • European Spanish: Unión EuropeaPronunciation for Unión Europea
  • Finnish: Euroopan unioniPronunciation for Euroopan unioni
  • French: Union EuropéennePronunciation for Union Européenne
  • German: Europäische UnionPronunciation for Europäische Union
  • Greek: Ευρωπαϊκή ΈνωσηPronunciation for Ευρωπαϊκή Ένωση
  • Italian: Unione EuropeaPronunciation for Unione Europea
  • Japanese: 欧州連合Pronunciation for 欧州連合
  • Korean: 유럽연합Pronunciation for 유럽연합
  • Norwegian: Den europeiske unionPronunciation for Den europeiske union
  • Polish: Unia EuropejskaPronunciation for Unia Europejska
  • Portuguese: União EuropeiaPronunciation for União Europeia
  • Romanian: Uniunea Europeană
  • Russian: Европейский СоюзPronunciation for Европейский Союз
  • Spanish: Unión EuropeaPronunciation for Unión Europea
  • Swedish: Europeiska unionenPronunciation for Europeiska unionen
  • Thai: สหภาพยุโรปPronunciation for สหภาพยุโรป
  • Turkish: Avrupa BirliğiPronunciation for Avrupa Birliği
  • Ukrainian: Євросоюз
  • Vietnamese: Liên minh châu ÂuPronunciation for Liên minh châu Âu

Example Sentences Including 'European Union'

Big Bastard had strong and regularly expressed views on the European Union.
Maastricht, the Treaty of European Union , presented the United Kingdom with several challenges.
Redwood, John The Global Marketplace
The European Union 's antipathy to growth promoters was yet another cause of marvel.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
The European Union has announced that all women on the blob get a week off work.
The United States and the European Union have agreed on how the EU's new satellite navigation system Galileo will provide its signal.
New Scientist (2004)
There was no effective operational co-operation between the police forces of separate countries in the European Union.
There were no signs that European Union states were ready to follow the US lead on Israel.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
Throughout they emphasised competence: colleagues elsewhere in the European Union have performed well, they pointed out.
Irish Times (2002)
What did the European Union do in response to the coup in Venezuela?
Irish Times (2002)


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