European Economic CommunityEuropean Economic Community
an organization of European nations, created in 1957, for advancing economic integration as by eliminating trade barriers: abbrev. EEC
European Economic Community
Informally the Common MarketAbbr. EEC
An economic organization established in 1957 to reduce tariff barriers and promote trade among the countries of Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, France, Italy, and West Germany. These countries became the original members of the European Community.