NATO Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"NATO" in British English

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NATOnoun [+ sing/pl verb]

(also Nato) uk   /ˈneɪ.təʊ/  us   /-t̬oʊ/
abbreviation forNorth Atlantic Treaty Organization: an ​internationalmilitaryorganization consisting of the US, Canada, and many ​Europeancountries
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(Definition of NATO from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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NATOnoun [U]

(also Nato)  us   /ˈneɪ·t̬oʊ/
abbreviation forNorth Atlantic Treaty Organization (= an ​internationalorganization that ​includes the US, Canada, and several ​Europeancountries, ​formed in 1949 for ​militarydefense)
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