[yoo-rat-uh m, yuh-, yoo r-at-, yur-]
- an organization formed in 1957, comprising France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Italy, and West Germany, for coordinated action in developing and marketing their nuclear resources.
Origin of Euratom
Eur(opean) Atom(ic Energy Community)
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- short for European Atomic Energy Community; an authority established by the European Economic Community (now the European Union) to develop peaceful uses of nuclear energy