Mercosur

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Mercosur

(ˈmɜːkəˌsə)
n
(Economics) a trading block composed of Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Venezuela, with associate members Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru; superseded in 2008 by the Union of South American Nations (Unasur or Unasul), by uniting with the Andean Community
[C20: from Spanish Mercado Común del Cono Sur common market of the southern cone]
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In South America, the Andean Community is composed of Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru, while the Mercusur countries are composed of Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay.