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The permanent peacekeeping organ of the United Nations, composed of five permanent members (China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States) and ten elected members.
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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a permanent organ of the United Nations established to maintain world peace. It consists of five permanent members (China, France, Russia, the UK, and the US) and ten nonpermanent members
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the committee of the United Nations charged with maintaining international peace and security.
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|Noun||1.||Security Council - a permanent council of the United Nations; responsible for preserving world peace|
UN, United Nations - an organization of independent states formed in 1945 to promote international peace and security
council - a body serving in an administrative capacity; "student council"
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