- European Union.
- a combining form meaning “good,” “well,” occurring chiefly in words of Greek origin (eupepsia); in scientific coinages, especially taxonomic names, it often has the sense “true, genuine” (eukaryote)
Origin of eu-
Examples from the Web for eu
Contemporary Examples of eu
The EU and the Palestinians would be better to wait until after the Israeli elections to push for change on the ground.Why We Should Delay The Israel-Palestinian Peace Process
Aaron David Miller
December 19, 2014
Today, Turkey in the German imagination has mostly to do with immigration, assimilation, and EU membership.The 20th-Century Dictator Most Idolized by Hitler
November 24, 2014
But it seems pretty clear that the EU has plans to make such plans, and this issue is going to be pressed in the months ahead.
The EU has said, since Haaretz broke the story, er, well, we have no such plans.
So watch in the coming weeks to see what Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry have to say about the EU effort as this develops.
Historical Examples of eu
Jean de Bthencourt was born about the year 1339, at Eu in Normandy.Celebrated Travels and Travellers
Eu ry' ma chos, or Eurymachus—one of the suitors of Penelope.
Eu ry' lŏ chos, or Eurylochus—one of the companions of Odysseus.
This knit by a right line unto the center a, let eu, be drawne.The Way To Geometry
But at Eu she was the Providence of the poor and the helpless.France and the Republic
William Henry Hurlbert
- the European Union
- European Union
- well, pleasant, or goodeupeptic; euphony
Word Origin for eu-
Word Origin and History for eu
word-forming element in modern use meaning "good, well," from comb. form of Greek eus "good," eu "well" (adv.), also "luckily, happily," from PIE *(e)su- "good" (cf. Sanskrit su- "good," Avestan hu- "good").
- The symbol for the elementeuropium
- Good; well; true:eupepsia.
- A derivative of a specified substance:euglobulin.
- The symbol for europium.
- A very rare, silvery-white metallic element that is the softest member of the lanthanide series. It is used in making color television tubes and lasers and as a neutron absorber in nuclear research. Atomic number 63; atomic weight 151.96; melting point 826°C; boiling point 1,439°C; specific gravity 5.259; valence 2, 3. See Periodic Table.