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English definition of “the UN”

the UN

noun [+ sing/pl verb] uk   /ˌjuːˈen/ us  
abbreviation for the United Nations: an international organization that was established in 1945 and aims to solve world problems in a peaceful way: The UN has decided to impose sanctions.International politics and government
UN
adjective [before noun] uk   us  
the UN Security Council UN troopsInternational politics and government
(Definition of the UN from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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