Eurocrat
noun Date: 1961 a staff member of the administrative commission of the European Union • Eurocracy noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Eurocrat — Eu‧ro‧crat [ˈjʊərəʊkræt ǁ ˈjʊroʊ ] noun [countable] JOBS JOURNALISM disapproving someone who works for and has power in the organization of the European Union: • The price of a pint of cider could double if Eurocrats in Brussels have their way. * …   Financial and business terms

  • eurocrat — EUROCRÁT s.m. Funcţionar al organismelor şi organizaţiilor europene. [pron. e u . / cf. it. eurocrate]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 19.03.2005. Sursa: DN  EUROCRÁT s. m. funcţionar al organismelor şi organizaţiilor europene. (< fr. eurocrate)… …   Dicționar Român

  • Eurocrat — [yoor′ə krat΄] n. [ EURO + CRAT, with implied pun on BUREAUCRAT] any of the officials or employees of the European Economic Community …   English World dictionary

  • Eurocrat — UK [ˈjʊərəʊkræt] / US [ˈjʊroʊˌkræt] noun [countable] Word forms Eurocrat : singular Eurocrat plural Eurocrats mainly journalism a politician or official in the European Union. This word is often used as a criticism to describe officials who have… …   English dictionary

  • Eurocrat — Eurocratic, adj. /yoor euh krat , yerr /, n. a member of the executive and technical staff at the headquarters of the European Common Market. [1960 65; EURO + CRAT] * * * …   Universalium

  • Eurocrat — noun A sardonic term for an employee or minister of the European Union, typically working in Brussels or Strasbourg …   Wiktionary

  • Eurocrat — Eu|ro|crat [ˈjuərəukræt US ˈjurou ] n informal a word meaning a government official of the European Union, often one who makes decisions you do not like used especially in newspapers …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Eurocrat — Eu|ro|crat [ jurou,kræt ] noun count MAINLY JOURNALISM a politician or official in the European Union. This word is often used as a criticism to describe officials who have too much influence on the lives and work of people in EU countries …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Eurocrat — [[t]jʊ͟əroʊkræt[/t]] Eurocrats N COUNT Eurocrats are the civil servants and other people who work in the administration of the European Union. [JOURNALISM] …   English dictionary

  • Eurocrat — noun informal, chiefly derogatory a bureaucrat in the administration of the European Union …   English new terms dictionary

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