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/ ˈkɒm ɪˌkɒn /
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an economic association of Communist countries, established in 1949, to facilitate trade and development.
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Origin of COMECON
Co(uncil for)M(utual)Econ(omic Assistance)
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British Dictionary definitions for COMECON
/ (ˈkɒmɪˌkɒn) /
(formerly) an association of Soviet-oriented Communist nations, founded in 1949 to coordinate economic development, etc; it was disbanded in 1991 when free-market policies were adopted by its membersAlso: CMEA
Word Origin for Comecon
C20 Co (uncil for) M (utual) Econ (omic Assistance)
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