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GAO

abbr.
1. General Accounting Office
2. Government Accountability Office

Gao

(ˈɡɑːəʊ; ɡaʊ)
n
(Placename) a town in E Mali, on the River Niger: a small river port. Pop: 57 978 (2005 est)

Ga•o

(ˈgɑ oʊ, gaʊ)

n.
a city in E Mali. 30,714.

GAO

General Accounting Office.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Gao - an independent nonpartisan federal agency that acts as the investigative arm of Congress making the executive branch accountable to Congress and the government accountable to citizens of the United StatesGAO - an independent nonpartisan federal agency that acts as the investigative arm of Congress making the executive branch accountable to Congress and the government accountable to citizens of the United States
bureau, federal agency, government agency, agency, office, authority - an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"
Translations

GAO

[ˌdʒiːeɪˈəʊ] n abbr (US) (=General Accounting Office) → Cour f des comptes

GAO

[ˌdʒiːeɪˈəʊ] n abbr (Am) =General Accounting OfficeCorte f dei Conti
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Logistical and cost issues must be addressed before a behind-the-counter class of nonprescription drugs can be established officially in the United States, the Government Accountability Office said in a report on so-called BTC drugs.
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Food and Drug Administration officials might have avoided some conflicts of interest on the FDA's scientific advisory committees by expanding recruitment efforts beyond word-of-mouth nominations, according to a recent report from the Government Accountability Office.
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