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European meaning

EN[ˌjʊəɹ.əˈpiː.ən]
WEuropean
  • European(s) may refer to:
  • Anything relating to or characteristic of Europe or its inhabitants
  • A citizen or attribute of or from the European Union or anything relating to its characteristics
  • Ethnic groups in Europe
  • European cuisine, the cuisines of Europe and other Western countries
  • Europeans (band), a British post-punk group, from Bristol
  • In publishing
  • The European (1953 magazine), a far-right cultural and political magazine published 1953–1959
  • The European (newspaper), a British weekly newspaper published 1990–1998

    Definition of European in English Dictionary

  • NounPLEuropeansPREEuro-SUF-ean
    1. person living or originating from Europe.
      1. person who resides within the European Union.
      2. AdjectiveCOMmore EuropeanSUPmost European
        1. Related to Europe or the European Union.
          1. (Australia, dated) white (ethnicity).
            1. Stamps like this were common on furniture made in Australia in the 1st half of last century, when there were a number of Chinese furniture makers in Australia who were seen as competition to 'European Australian' makers.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • In many European countries cattle have to be stunned before slaughtering.
            • The childhood of the European nations was passed under the tutelage of the clergy.
            • Although it was only City's second appearance in the Champions League, they had plenty of European experience in their ranks and they were confident in possession early on.
          2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
            • European adventurers found themselves within a watery world, a tapestry of streams, channels, wetlands, lakes and lush riparian meadows enriched by floodwaters from the Mississippi River.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Adjectives
            • Nouns
              • Countable nouns
            Related Links:
            1. en Europeans
            2. en Europeanly
            3. en Europeanism
            4. en Europeanist
            5. en Europeanize
            Source: Wiktionary
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            Meaning of European for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "European" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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