The European Community was formed in 1967 and includes the European Commission, the European Parliament, and the European Court of Justice. Until 1987 it was commonly known as the EEC. The name European Communities is still used in legal contexts where the three distinct organizations are recognized. See also European Union
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Syllabification: Eu·ro·pe·an Com·mu·ni·ty
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