or Com·e·con

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Origin of COMECON

Co(uncil for) M(utual) Econ(omic Assistance) Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

British Dictionary definitions for comecon


  1. (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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