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NATO

 (nā′tō)
abbr.
North Atlantic Treaty Organization

NATO

(ˈneɪtəʊ) or

Nato

n acronym for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) North Atlantic Treaty Organization, an international organization composed of the US, Canada, Britain, and a number of European countries: established by the North Atlantic Treaty (1949) for purposes of collective security. In 1994 it launched the Partnership for Peace initiative, in order to forge alliances with former Warsaw Pact countries; in 1997 a treaty of cooperation with Russia was signed and in 1999 Hungary, Poland, and the Czech Republic became full NATO members

NATO

(ˈneɪ toʊ)

n.
an organization formed in 1949 for the purpose of collective defense: originally comprising Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, the United Kingdom, and the United States, and later joined by Greece, Turkey, Germany, Spain, the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Poland.
[N(orth)A(tlantic)T(reaty)O(rganization)]

NATO

(North Atlantic Treaty Organization) An organization created in 1949 committing the US to peacetime European defense. Initial signatory states were Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France (withdrew 1966), Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, UK, US. Greece and Turkey signed 1952 and West Germany 1955.
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Noun1.NATO - an international organization created in 1949 by the North Atlantic Treaty for purposes of collective securityNATO - an international organization created in 1949 by the North Atlantic Treaty for purposes of collective security
Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe, SHAPE - the supreme headquarters that advises NATO on military matters and oversees all aspects of the Allied Command Europe
ACLANT, Allied Command Atlantic - a major strategic headquarters of NATO located in the United States; is under the authority of the North Atlantic Council
Allied Command Europe, ACE - a major strategic headquarters of NATO; safeguards an area extending from Norway to Turkey
NAC, North Atlantic Council - a council consisting of permanent representatives of all the member countries of NATO; has political authority and powers of decision
Bulgaria, Republic of Bulgaria - a republic in the eastern part of the Balkan Peninsula in southeastern Europe
Danmark, Denmark, Kingdom of Denmark - a constitutional monarchy in northern Europe; consists of the mainland of Jutland and many islands between the North Sea and the Baltic Sea
Kingdom of Norway, Noreg, Norge, Norway - a constitutional monarchy in northern Europe on the western side of the Scandinavian Peninsula; achieved independence from Sweden in 1905
Deutschland, FRG, Germany, Federal Republic of Germany - a republic in central Europe; split into East Germany and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990
Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic - a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil
Italia, Italian Republic, Italy - a republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula; was the core of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire between the 4th century BC and the 5th century AD
Canada - a nation in northern North America; the French were the first Europeans to settle in mainland Canada; "the border between the United States and Canada is the longest unguarded border in the world"
Belgique, Belgium, Kingdom of Belgium - a monarchy in northwestern Europe; headquarters for the European Union and for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
Holland, Kingdom of The Netherlands, Nederland, Netherlands, The Netherlands - a constitutional monarchy in western Europe on the North Sea; half the country lies below sea level
Iceland, Republic of Iceland - an island republic on the island of Iceland; became independent of Denmark in 1944
Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxemburg - a grand duchy (a constitutional monarchy) landlocked in northwestern Europe between France and Belgium and Germany; an international financial center
Portugal, Portuguese Republic - a republic in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; Portuguese explorers and colonists in the 15th and 16th centuries created a vast overseas empire (including Brazil)
Espana, Kingdom of Spain, Spain - a parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power
Republic of Turkey, Turkey - a Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the Balkans; on the collapse of the Ottoman Empire in 1918, the Young Turks, led by Kemal Ataturk, established a republic in 1923
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
Translations
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Észak-atlanti Szerzõdés SzervezeteNATO
北大西洋条約機構
북대서양 조약 기구
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ตัวย่อขององค์การนาโต้
khối NATO

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[ˈneɪtəʊ] N ABBR =North Atlantic Treaty OrganizationOTAN f

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[ˈneɪtəʊ] n abbr (=North Atlantic Treaty Organization) → OTAN f

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[ˈneɪtəʊ] n abbr =North Atlantic Treaty OrganisationN.A.T.O. f

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مُنَظَمَةُ حِلفِ الْشَّمَالُ الْأَطْلَنطِيّ NATO NATO NATO ΝΑΤΟ OTAN NATO OTAN NATO NATO 北大西洋条約機構 북대서양 조약 기구 NATO NATO NATO NATO, OTAN НАТО NATO ตัวย่อขององค์การนาโต้ NATO khối NATO 北约组织
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