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Be·ne·lux

 (bĕn′ə-lŭks′)
An economic union of Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg, originally established as a customs union (1948).
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Benelux

(ˈbɛnɪˌlʌks)
n
1. (Placename) the customs union formed by Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg in 1948; became an economic union in 1960
2. (Placename) these countries collectively
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Ben•e•lux

(ˈbɛn lˌʌks)

n.
1. a customs union comprising Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg, begun in 1948.
2. Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg considered together.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Benelux - a customs union comprising Belgium and Netherlands and Luxembourg
customs union - an association of nations to promote free trade within the union and set common tariffs for nations that are not members
Belgique, Belgium, Kingdom of Belgium - a monarchy in northwestern Europe; headquarters for the European Union and for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Holland, Kingdom of The Netherlands, Nederland, Netherlands, The Netherlands - a constitutional monarchy in western Europe on the North Sea; half the country lies below sea level
Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxemburg - a grand duchy (a constitutional monarchy) landlocked in northwestern Europe between France and Belgium and Germany; an international financial center
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Translations

Benelux

[ˈbenɪlʌks] NBenelux m
the Benelux countrieslos países del Benelux
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Benelux

[ˈbɛnɪlʌks] nBénélux m
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Benelux

nBenelux-Wirtschaftsunion f; Benelux countriesBeneluxstaaten or -länder pl
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Benelux

[ˈbɛnɪlʌks]
1. adj the Benelux countriesi paesi del Benelux
2. nil Benelux m
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The Parliament is scheduled to adopt its non-binding opinion at the November 12-15 plenary.--The Governments of the States of the Benelux Economic Union, Germany and France signed the Schengen Agreement on June 14, 1985.
Organiser: The Minister of the Government of Flanders for Environment and Agriculture, Vera Dua, in close collaboration with the Benelux Economic Union, the Agriculture and Horticulture Administration and the Environment, Nature, Land and Water Management Administration, Venue: Ghent, Belgium, Date: September 19-22, Information: Sophie Dewispelaere, Tel: (+32) 02/553 6367, or Elisabeth Lannoo, Tel: (+32) 02/553 6363, Agriculture and Horticulture Administration, Unit for foreign policy, Leuvenseplein 4, 1000 Brussel, E-mail: openspace@flanders.be* European governance: structures and procedures for a legitimate and efficient political regulation .
The Member States are also trying to get to grips with the complex and sensitive subject of data protection and data transfer and SIS.--The Governments of the States of the Benelux Economic Union, Germany and France signed the Schengen Agreement on 14 June 1985.