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EDC

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

Abbreviation for expected date of confinement. See: Nägele rule.
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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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It is intriguing how close Europe came, back in the early 1950s, to establishing a European Defense Community. Forget the sort of carefully-nuanced initiatives which proceed under the banner of European defense today: this would have been real, full-blooded common defense, with a standing European army under central command, sustained by a common budget.
The most marked setback was France's rejection of the European Defense Community back in 1954 because it feared the rearmament of Germany.
badgering for the establishment of a European defense community, U.S.
The first major attempt to bolster the European pillar was a 1950s proposal for a European Defense Community (EDC).

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