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UN

abbr.
United Nations

UN

abbreviation for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) United Nations

un

or 'un

(ən)

pron.
Dial. one: young uns; He's a bad un.
[1805–15]

UN

or U.N.,

United Nations.

un-1

,
a prefix meaning “not,” freely used as an English formative, giving negative or opposite force in adjectives and their derivative adverbs and nouns (unfair; unfairly; unfairness; unfelt; unseen; unfitting; unformed; unheard-of; un-get-at-able), and less freely used in certain other nouns (unrest; unemployment).
[Middle English un-, on-, Old English; c. Dutch on-, German un-; akin to Latin in-, Greek an-,a-. See a-6, an-1, in-3]

un-2

,
a prefix freely used in English to form verbs expressing a reversal of some action or state, or removal, deprivation, release, etc. (unbend; uncork; unfasten; etc.), or to intensify the force of a verb already having such a meaning (unloose).
[Middle English, Old English un-, on-; c. Dutch ont-=, German ent-; akin to Latin ante, Greek anti; compare ante-, anti-]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.un - an organization of independent states formed in 1945 to promote international peace and securityUN - an organization of independent states formed in 1945 to promote international peace and security
General Assembly - the supreme deliberative assembly of the United Nations
United Nations Secretariat - the administrative arm of the United Nations
Security Council, SC - a permanent council of the United Nations; responsible for preserving world peace
Trusteeship Council, TC - a permanent council of the United Nations that commissions a country (or countries) to undertake the administration of a territory
Economic and Social Council, ECOSOC - a permanent council of the United Nations; responsible for economic and social conditions
Economic and Social Council commission, ECOSOC commission - a commission of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations
International Court of Justice, World Court - a court established to settle disputes between members of the United Nations
UN agency, United Nations agency - an agency of the United Nations
Translations
OSN
FN
ÜRO
YK
UN
ENSZ
PBB
UN国連国際連合
UN
NUONU
ONU
OSN
Združeni narodi
FN
ตัวย่อขององค์การสหประชาชาติ
LHQLiên hợp quốc
联合国聯合國

UN

N ABBR =United NationsONU f

UN

[ˌjuːˈɛn]
n abbr (=United Nations) → Nations fpl Unies
modif [observers, inspectors, ambassador, conference] → des Nations Unies; [resolution, sanctions, mission] → des Nations Unies
UN troops, UN forces → les casques mpl bleus
the UN Security Council → le Conseil de sécurité des Nations Unies

UN

abbr of United NationsUNO f, → UN pl; UN soldierUN-Soldat(in) m(f), → Blauhelm m; UN troopsUNO-Truppen pl

UN

[ˌjuːˈɛn] n abbr =United Nations
the UN → le Nazioni Unite, l'ONU f

un

الُأمَـمُ الـمُتَّحِدَة OSN FN UNO ΟΗΕ ONU YK ONU UN NU 国際連合 UN VN FN ONZ NU ООН FN ตัวย่อขององค์การสหประชาชาติ Birleşmiş Milletler Liên hợp quốc 联合国