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European Monetary Union

Pronunciation: /ˌyo͝orəˌpēən ˌmənəterē ˈyo͞onēən/
(abbreviation EMU)
A European Union program intended to work toward full economic unity in Europe based on the phased introduction of a common currency (originally, the ECU). The program was announced in 1989; the second stage came into effect on January 1, 1994 under the terms of the Maastricht Treaty, and in 2002 the euro replaced the currencies of twelve European Union countries.

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Syllabification: Eu·ro·pe·an Mon·e·tar·y Un·ion

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