european commission

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European Commission
 
n
Former name (until 1993): Commission of the European Communities the executive body of the European Union formed in 1967, which initiates action in the EU and mediates between member governments

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Main Entry:  European Commission
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the executive group of the European Union that initiates action and safeguards the EU nations; also called [Commission of the European Communities]
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