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NATOnoun [+ sing/pl verb]

(also Nato) uk   /ˈneɪ.təʊ/  us   /ˈneɪ.t̬oʊ/
abbreviation for North Atlantic Treaty Organization: an international military organization consisting of the US, Canada, and many European countries

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NATOnoun [U]

(also Nato)  us   /ˈneɪ·t̬oʊ/
abbreviation for North Atlantic Treaty Organization (= an international organization that includes the US, Canada, and several European countries, formed in 1949 for military defense)
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