United Nations


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United Nations, 
  1. Governmentan international organization, with headquarters in New York City, formed to promote international peace, security, and cooperation under the terms of the charter signed by 51 founding countries in San Francisco in 1945. Abbr.: UN Cf.  General Assembly, Security Council. 
  2. Governmentthe nations that signed the joint declaration in Washington, D.C., January 2, 1942, pledging to employ full resources against the Axis powers, not to make a separate peace, etc.

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United Nations n (functioning as singular or plural)
  1. 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
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