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the Red Crossnoun

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an international organization that takes care of people who are suffering because of war, hunger, disease, or other problems: The Red Cross is/are supplying medicine to the earthquake victims.
Translations of “the Red Cross”
in Chinese (Traditional) 紅十字會…
in Chinese (Simplified) 红十字会…
(Definition of the Red Cross from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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