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Symbol, Chemistry.
  1. europium.
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EU

  1. European Union.
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eu-

  1. 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)
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Origin of eu-

< Greek, combining form of eús good (adj.) or eú, eû (neuter, used as adv.) well
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British Dictionary definitions for eu

eu

the internet domain name for
  1. the European Union
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Eu

the chemical symbol for
  1. europium
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EU

abbreviation for
  1. European Union
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eu-

combining form
  1. well, pleasant, or goodeupeptic; euphony
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Word Origin

via Latin from Greek, from eus good
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Word Origin and History for eu

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").

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eu in Medicine

Eu

  1. The symbol for the elementeuropium

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eu in Science

Eu

europium

[yu-rōpē-əm]
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