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European Union

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)
  • European Economic Community (EEC)
  • EU (European Union)
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