Definition of Eurosclerosis in English:

Eurosclerosis

(also Eurosklerosis)

noun

Economics
  • Economic stagnation and inflexibility of a type regarded as characteristic of (continental) Europe, attributed especially to over-regulation and excessive spending on social services.

Origin

1980s; earliest use found in Time. From Euro- + sclerosis, after German Eurosklerose.

Pronunciation

Eurosclerosis

/ˌjʊərəʊsklɪˈrəʊsɪs/ /ˌjɔːrəʊsklɪˈrəʊsɪs/