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UNITED NATIONS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does United Nations mean? 

UNITED NATIONS (noun)
  The noun UNITED NATIONS has 1 sense:

1. an organization of independent states formed in 1945 to promote international peace and security

  Familiarity information: UNITED NATIONS used as a noun is very rare.


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UNITED NATIONS (noun)


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Meaning:

An organization of independent states formed in 1945 to promote international peace and security

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Synonyms:

UN; United Nations

Hypernyms ("United Nations" is a kind of...):

global organization; international organisation; international organization; world organisation; world organization (an international alliance involving many different countries)

Meronyms (members of "United Nations"):

General Assembly (the supreme deliberative assembly of the United Nations)

United Nations Secretariat (the administrative arm of the United Nations)

SC; Security Council (a permanent council of the United Nations; responsible for preserving world peace)

TC; Trusteeship Council (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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