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The glossary on www.europa.eu contains 233 terms relating to European integration and the institutions and activities of the EU.

The definitions explain how the individual terms have evolved and provide references to the Treaties, if necessary. Historical background, how the institutions work, what the procedures are, what areas are covered by a Community policy - the answers to these questions and many others can be found by following these links.

It is possible to print out all the pages of the Glossary by selecting the "Full version" option, which is available at the top of each page.

The unofficial terminology used on a daily basis by the media and EU officials can be found on the page devoted to Eurojargon.

  • Updated: 25.06.2008
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