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the Security Council

noun [+ sing/pl verb] uk   us  
a part of the United Nations whose purpose is to prevent war and keep peace
Translations of “the Security Council”
in Chinese (Traditional) (聯合國)安全理事會…
in Chinese (Simplified) (联合国)安全理事会…
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