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Western European

Definitions

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  • adj. Of, from, or pertaining to Western Europe, its people, or its culture.
  • n. A Western European person; one who comes from or lives in Western Europe.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Dusseldorf-based Henkel said it detected the cartel activity in 2008 during internal compliance audits and "had to acknowledge concrete evidence of misconduct by employees in several Western European countries."

    EU Fines Unilever, P&G Over Pricing

  • But by the mid-1980s the oil price had fallen sharply—helping the Western European and American economies to boom but ending the fiscal windfall to the U.S.S.R. External debt was rising fast.

    Zero-Sum Future

  • In all, more than 4,000 Ethiopian children were adopted by foreigners last year, with the U.S. the largest destination but large numbers also going to several Western European countries.

    Ethiopia moves to sharply reduce foreign adoptions

  • We Americans have even more to fear from this trivialization -- unlike Western European countries where gun sales are highly regulated and homicide rates much lower, we live in a country where a deeply emotionally disturbed person can walk into a gun store in Tucson, purchase a semi-automatic pistol, and use it to kill 6 people and injure 14.

    Myriam Miedzian: In Schwarzenegger vs. Entertainment Merchants Association, Protect People not Corporations

  • John Foster Dulles was out of patience with the Western European allies.

    Eisenhower 1956

  • Some scholars believe that there was a strong Moorish influence on the Western European culture of the late Middle Ages and Renaissance, some of which can be re-created by tapping into the folk traditions of the Maghreb.

    Forsaking 'Authenticity'

  • More than 150 of the B-61s -- the 7s and 11s -- are now stored in Western European countries.

    Extending the life of B-61 nuclear weapons could cost $4 billion

  • The growing presence of immigrants, particularly Muslims who bring with them their own customs and religious practices, has become one of the main irritants in Western European societies.

    Greek town becomes flash point in war against Muslim immigrants

  • The Western European model—until very recent reforms—has been oriented toward fairness and equity, and making sure everyone gets pretty much an equal slice.

    RETURN TO PROSPERITY

  • This is very important to Western European creditor banks who have loaned enormous amounts in Euros to Latvia and other Central and Eastern European countries.

    Mark Weisbrot: A New Role For the IMF?

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