Eurocrat

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Eu·ro·crat

 (yo͝or′ə-krăt′)
n.
An administrative official at the headquarters of the European Union.

Eu′ro·crat′ic adj.
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eurocrat

(ˈjʊərəˌkræt)
n
(Professions) (sometimes capital) a member, esp a senior member, of the administration of the European Union
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Eu•ro•crat

(ˈyʊər əˌkræt, ˈyɜr-)

n.
a member of the administrative staff of the European Economic Community.
[1960–65]
Eu`ro•crat′ic, adj.
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Translations

Eurocrat

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

[ˈjʊərəʊkræt] neurocrate mf
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Eurocrat

nEurokrat(in) m(f)
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Eurocrat

[ˈjʊərəʊˌkræt] neurocrate m/f
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Mr Farage leaves himself wide open to charges of hypocrisy when he publicly condemns the low tax treatment of Eurocrats yet planned a scheme to avoid tax.
The Cypriot government is acting in collusion with the devious Eurocrats of Brussels who would rather see the citizens of southern European nations like Cyprus slip into abject poverty than admit that they were wrong all along when it came to the single currency, despite Cyprus being only the latest in a line of other nations such as the Republic Of Ireland, Italy, Spain and Portugal who have been brought to their knees because of this economic folly.
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