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EDC

 
estimated (or expected) date of confinement; see nägele's rule.

EDC

Abbreviation for expected date of confinement. See: Nägele rule.

EDC

abbreviation for expected date of confinement. See expected date of delivery.

expected date of confinement

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EDC

The predicted date of childbirth.
See: Naegele's rule; pregnancy for table
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Rene Pleven, president of the French Council, invented the concept of a European Defense Community, designed to create an integrated military force founded by European countries and directed by a supranational authority.
Following the individual conflict entries, which conclude about halfway into the fourth volume, come 16 articles on organizations, alliances, conventions, and negotiations, including the African Union, the Arab League, the Central Treaty Organization (the Baghdad Pact), the Non-Aligned Movement, the Economic Community of West African States, and the European Defense Community, among others.
It considers the debate on interim aid to France in late 1947, the proposed formation of a European Defense Community in 1954, the 1958 Anglo-American "good offices mission" on affairs in North Africa, the 1960s controversy over the Multilateral Force and U.

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