Definition: The process of having one's national economy taken over by the European Union, with enforcement of "austerity measures", resulting in high unemployment, end to all fiscal freedom and inevitable impoverishment. Highly likely to include the replacement of the legitimate government by subversion and violence.
Synonyms: hostile takeover, coup, economic imperialism, corporatocracy.
Etymology: From European Union, EU, and Greek thanatos, death.
Example: “That country has a simmering financial crisis and is not part of a security alliance with the US. It’s a prime candidate for EUthanasia.”
|EUthanasia in action: Kiev|
Coined by: B Purkayastha