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un-(word root) not
Examples of words with the root un-: unreliable
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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) United Nations
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Dial. one: young uns; He's a bad un.
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]
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-]
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|Noun||1.||UN - an organization of independent states formed in 1945 to promote international peace and security|
global organization, international organisation, international organization, world organisation, world organization - an international alliance involving many different countries
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
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LHQLiên hợp quốc
UNN ABBR =United Nations → ONU f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
UNabbr of United Nations → UNO f, → UN pl; UN soldier → UN-Soldat(in) m(f), → Blauhelm m; UN troops → UNO-Truppen pl
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
UN[ˌjuːˈɛn] n abbr =United Nations
the UN → le Nazioni Unite, l'ONU f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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
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