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A Europhile is a person who is fond of, admires, or even loves European culture, society, history, food, etc.[1][2] In politics, it may be used to imply Pro-Europeanism, or support for the European Union, often disapprovingly. In the disapproving case, Europhile stands in contrast to Eurosceptic, which refers to a desire to keep one's country out of the European Union, or a belief that the European Union form of governing will produce worse results than independent European states.

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  1. ^ "Europhile", English Collins Dictionary. "A person who admires Europe, Europeans."
  2. ^ A Glossary of the European Union, by Alistair Jones, pg.69. "A Europhile .. is likely to enthuse over European culture and society."