from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. European Economic Community

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  • European Economic Community, has now been replaced with EU, European Union.

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  • n. an international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members


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  • The EEC is primarily responsible for the dreadful agricultural economic outlook we have, now being tackled by the United States.

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  • In terms of opportunities today in Britain, the opportunity to manufacture and export into the EEC is second to none.

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  • And the EEC is now preparing for a showdown with the Japanese which is expected to result in further European restrictions on Japanese imports.

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  • So the Common Customs Area called the EEC that we decided to join isn't a reality, yet the political unity project that we in the U.K. wouldn't have joined continues to be foisted upon the peoples of Europe and the U.K.

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  • It stands at 51,250 as a result of the unfair, dirty competition of the EEC, which is selling subsidized meat.


  • The latest and rather drastic example is the so-called wine market regulation, when a settlement on relatively narrow interests was made the condition for an event of world-wide significance, namely, the start of negotiations for British membership in EEC.

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  • She was also born with Ectrodactyly Ectodermal Dysplasia Cleft Syndrome, also known as EEC syndrome, an unusual genetic disorder that left her with a cleft palate, cleft lip, few teeth, missing fingers and missing toes.

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  • She currently serves as the executive director of the EEC, which is now owned by the Direct Marketing Association.

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  • The more interesting idea proposed by the EEC is the metric Unique Email Action Rate.

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  • When only twelve years old, I campaigned with the local Conservative party under the leadership of Sir Ian Gilmour, Member of Parliament (MP), to keep Britain within the European Union (then called the EEC), a position which I now find myself opposed to.

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