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UNESCO

noun [+ sing/pl verb] uk ( also Unesco)   /juːˈnes.kəʊ/ us    /-koʊ/
abbreviation for United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization: a department of the United Nations that aims to encourage peace between countries through education, science, and culture
Translations of “UNESCO”
in Chinese (Traditional) 聯合國教科文組織…
in Chinese (Simplified) 联合国教科文组织…
(Definition of UNESCO from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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