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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A footbridge.

Usage examples (15)
  • The issue was the so-called "passerelle" clauses which permit the European Council to abolish the few surviving national vetoes, on issues such as taxation and defence,...
  • Now, it has the so-called "passerelle" clause, or self-amending mechanism.
  • For that reason, although Lisbon as a whole is okay, some of its provisions - in particular the new simplified procedure for amending the EU Treaties and the...
  • The passerelle clause is not the only evidence in the treaty of a post-democratic mindset. for more
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