Confused by all the Brexit jargon in the news?
Here’s a glossary to demystify commonly used EU-related terms.
- Look at the glossary below and choose 4 or 5 expressions to explain to the rest of the class, examples; Cake and eat it: European Free Trade Association (EFTA): Hard Brexit:
- Use the vocabulary look-up guide to find explanations to more Brexit jargon.
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Confused by all the Brexit jargon in the news? Here’s a glossary to demystify commonly used EU-related terms.
Acquis communautaire: A French phrase meaning the entire body of European Union law. Countries have to incorporate it into their own law before joining the European Union.
Alignment: Keeping rules and regulations in the UK in line with those in the European Union after Brexit, as in “regulatory alignment”.
Article 50: The European Union’s exit clause. It is part of the Lisbon Treaty and by invoking it or triggering it a country formally and legally signals it is leaving the European Union Source: BBC