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English definition of “NGO”

NGO

noun [C] /ˌen.dʒiːˈəʊ/ US  /-ˈoʊ/
abbreviation for non-governmental organization: an organization that tries to achieve social or political aims but is not controlled by a governmentGovernment departments and organizations
(Definition of NGO noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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