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European Union
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E Economics, Business and Industry
An economic association of European countries founded by the Treaty of Rome in 1957 as a common market for six nations. It was known as the European Community through 1993. Its goals are a single market for goods and services without any economic barriers and a common currency with one monetary authority.
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EEC (European Union)
EU (European Union)
European Economic Community (EEC)
Broader Term
common markets
Narrower Term
Common Agricultural Policy
European Centers for Disease Prevention and Control
Unión Europea
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