Definition of the European Atomic Energy Community from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

the European Atomic Energy Community

 
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(abbreviation EURATOM)
 
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an organization started in 1957 with the aim of developing the use of nuclear energy within the European Community and ensuring that member countries have a supply of nuclear fuels. Euratom has no control over nuclear materials that are used for military purposes.