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A federal government organization, set up in 1961, that trains and sends American volunteers abroad to work with people of developing countries on projects for technological, agricultural, and educational improvement.
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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an agency of the US government that sends American volunteers to developing countries, where they work on educational and other projects: established in 1961
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an independent agency and program of the U.S. government that sends volunteers to help developing countries meet their needs for skilled workers.
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