Official name European Economic Community. an economic association established in 1958 and originally composed of Belgium, France, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, and West Germany, created chiefly to abolish barriers to free trade among member nations and to adopt common import duties on goods from other countries: the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, and Denmark joined in 1973, Greece joined in 1981, and Spain and Portugal joined in 1986.
(sometimes lowercase) any economic association of nations created for a similar purpose.
(obsolete) the Common Market, an informal name for European Economic Community
noun 1. . 2. Also called common meter, hymnal stanza. Prosody. a ballad stanza of four iambic lines and strict rhymes, often used in hymns, rhyming abcb or abab. noun 1. another term for common time 2. the usual stanza form of a ballad, consisting of four iambic lines rhyming a b c b or […]
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noun 1. a stanza form, used esp for hymns, consisting of four lines, two of eight syllables alternating with two of six
noun, Mathematics. 1. a number that is a multiple of all the numbers of a given set. noun 1. an integer or polynomial that is a multiple of each integer or polynomial in a group: 20 is a common multiple of 2, 4, 5, 10 common multiple A number divisible by each of two or […]
noun 1. a cut or wire nail having a slender shaft and a broad, flat head.