FAO Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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FAOnoun [S]

uk   us  
abbreviation for the Food and Agricultural Organization: a United Nations ​organization that ​aims to ​increasefoodproduction throughout the ​world and ​tries to make sure that ​people in ​poorerareas can get the ​food they need


(also FAO) uk   us  
abbreviation for for the ​attention of: written on a ​businessletter or ​document to say who you want the ​letter to be read by: On the ​envelope was written "FAO Hal Bennett".
(Definition of FAO from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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