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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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