European

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See also: european

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French Européen, via Latin europaeus, ultimately from Ancient Greek Ευρωπαίος (Eurōpaíos, European).

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /(ˌ)jʊəɹəˈpiːən/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌjʊɹəˈpi.ən/, [ˌjɝəˈpi.ən]

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European (comparative more European, superlative most European)

  1. Related to Europe or the European Union.
  2. (Australia, dated) Of the white ethnicity.
    Stamps like this were common on furniture made in Australia in the first half of last century, when there were a number of Chinese furniture makers in Australia who were seen as competition to 'European Australian' makers.

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European (plural Europeans)

  1. person living or originating from Europe
  2. person who resides within the European Union

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