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Descriptor English: European Union
Descriptor Spanish: Unión Europea
Descriptor Portuguese: União Europeia
Descriptor French: Union européenne
Entry term(s): Common Market
Community, European Economic
EEC
Economic Community, European
Euratom
European Atomic Energy Community
European Coal and Steel Community
European Common Market
European Community
European Economic Community
Tree number(s): I01.615.500.475
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005062
Scope note: The collective designation of three organizations with common membership: the European Economic Community (Common Market), the European Coal and Steel Community, and the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom). It was known as the European Community until 1994. It is primarily an economic union with the principal objectives of free movement of goods, capital, and labor. Professional services, social, medical and paramedical, are subsumed under labor. The constituent countries are Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. (The World Almanac and Book of Facts 1997, p842)
Annotation: name specific European country if pertinent; CATALOGER: Use NAF entry
Allowable Qualifiers: EC economics
HI history
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
Previous Indexing: Economics (1966-1975)
International Cooperation (1966-1975)
Public MeSH Note: 98; see EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY 1976-97
History Note: 98(76)
DeCS ID: 5160
Unique ID: D005062
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Date Established: 1976/01/01
Date of Entry: 1975/07/18
Revision Date: 2015/06/29
European Union - Preferred
Concept UI M0007953
Scope note The collective designation of three organizations with common membership: the European Economic Community (Common Market), the European Coal and Steel Community, and the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom). It was known as the European Community until 1994. It is primarily an economic union with the principal objectives of free movement of goods, capital, and labor. Professional services, social, medical and paramedical, are subsumed under labor. The constituent countries are Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. (The World Almanac and Book of Facts 1997, p842)
Preferred term European Union
Entry term(s) European Community
Euratom - Narrower
Concept UI M0007954
Preferred term Euratom
European Coal and Steel Community - Narrower
Concept UI M0007956
Preferred term European Coal and Steel Community
Common Market - Narrower
Concept UI M0007957
Preferred term Common Market
Entry term(s) Community, European Economic
EEC
Economic Community, European
European Common Market
European Economic Community
European Atomic Energy Community - Narrower
Concept UI M0007955
Preferred term European Atomic Energy Community



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