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Definition of CE mark in English:


A symbol applied to products to indicate that they conform with relevant EU directives regarding health and safety or environmental protection.
Example sentences
  • Meeting the essential requirements is a major step toward receiving a CE mark for a device.
  • All too often, fraudulent CE marks are slapped on products indiscriminately, reducing the system to a charade.
  • The European approval with the CE mark is for a relatively narrow peripheral vascular application.


1980s: CE from the initial letters of French Conformité Européenne 'European Conformity' or Communauté Européenne 'European Community'.

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