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United Nations

Abbr. UN
An international organization composed of most of the countries of the world. It was founded in 1945 to promote peace, security, and economic development.
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United Nations

n (functioning as singular or plural)
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an international organization of independent states, with its headquarters in New York City, that was formed in 1945 to promote peace and international cooperation and security. Abbreviation: UN
2. (Historical Terms) (in World War II) a coalition of 26 nations that signed a joint declaration in Jan 1942, pledging their full resources to defeating the Axis powers
3. (Military) (in World War II) a coalition of 26 nations that signed a joint declaration in Jan 1942, pledging their full resources to defeating the Axis powers
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Unit′ed Na′tions


n.
1. (used with a sing. v.) an international organization with headquarters in New York City, formed in 1945 to promote peace, security, and cooperation. Abbr.: UN, U.N.
2. (used with a pl. v.) the nations that signed a joint declaration in 1942, pledging to employ full resources against the Axis powers.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.United Nations - an organization of independent states formed in 1945 to promote international peace and securityUnited Nations - 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
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Translations
Spojené národy
de Forenede Nationer
Yhdistyneet kansakunnat
Ujedinjeni narodi
Egyesült Nemzetek Szervezete
国際連合
국제연합
Förenta nationerna
องค์การสหประชาชาติ
Liên hợp quốc
联合国聯合國

United Nations

n the United Nationsle Nazioni Unite, l'Organizzazione f delle Nazioni Unite
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United Nations

الُأمـَمُ الـمُتَّحِدَة Spojené národy de Forenede Nationer Vereinte Nationen Ηνωμένα Έθνη Organización de las Naciones Unidas Yhdistyneet kansakunnat Nations Unies Ujedinjeni narodi Nazioni Unite 国際連合 국제연합 Verenigde Naties Forente Nasjoner Organizacja Narodów Zjednoczonych Nações Unidas Организация Объединенных Наций Förenta nationerna องค์การสหประชาชาติ Birleşmiş Milletler Liên hợp quốc 联合国
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To that world assembly of sovereign states: the United Nations. .
In Austria, where many diverse united nations present so many conflicting interests to be conciliated and carried forward under one crown, two statesmen alone bear the burden of public affairs and are not overwhelmed by it.
After a hundred years of growth, the Republic was still a loose confederation of separate States, rather than one great united nation. It had recently fallen apart for four years, with a wide gulf of blood between; and with two flags, two Presidents, and two armies.
She called on the United Nations and the International Community to continue to support the Peace Huts in Liberia.
It may be recalled that the Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter authorizes the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), acting under Article 41, to decide measures, not involving the use of armed force, to give effect to its decisions for the maintenance of international peace and security.
The United Nations deeply condemns all forms of violence and extends its sincere condolences to the family of the victim.
Prior to this appointment, Aldarabi was the acting director of the United Nations Information Centre in Manama, leading the strategic communications and building understanding and support for the aims and goals of the United Nations in Bahrain, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates since June 2015.
According to the Resident Coordinator of the United Nations in Bhutan, Gerald Daly, Delivering as One responds to the challenges of a changing world and practically demonstrates how the United Nations family provides development support that effectively responds to national priorities and is value for money.
UNCTAD, a main organ of the United Nations General Assembly, works to assist the Palestinian people to prepare studies and research on the promotion of trade and development in Palestine.
Pakistan's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Dr Maleeha Lodhi while participating in debate at the United Nations Economic and Social Council in New York said, 'Agenda of development should be broader and integrated.'
During the closure, road users travelling from The Pearl towards West Bay, will be required to take the next available right turn after the United Nations Street, and continue along Al Intisar Street and turn right to join the United Nations Street.

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