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An administrative official at the headquarters of the European Union.

Eu′ro·crat′ic adj.


(Professions) (sometimes capital) a member, esp a senior member, of the administration of the European Union


(ˈyʊər əˌkræt, ˈyɜr-)

a member of the administrative staff of the European Economic Community.
Eu`ro•crat′ic, adj.


[ˈjʊərəʊkræt] N (hum, pej) → eurócrata mf (burócrata de la UE)


[ˈjʊərəʊkræt] neurocrate mf


nEurokrat(in) m(f)


[ˈjʊərəʊˌkræt] neurocrate m/f
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