Definition of “the United Nations” - English Dictionary


“the United Nations” in English

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the United Nationsnoun [ + sing/pl verb ]

uk /jʊˌnaɪ.tɪd ˈneɪ.ʃənz/ us /jʊˌnaɪ.t̬ɪd ˈneɪ.ʃənz/ abbreviation the UN

(Definition of “the United Nations” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“United Nations” in American English

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United Nationsnoun [ U ]

us /jʊˈnɑɪ·t̬ɪd ˈneɪ·ʃəns/ abbreviation UN

world history an international organization that was established in 1945 to maintain world peace

(Definition of “United Nations” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)