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UNESCO

Syllabification: UNESCO
Pronunciation: /yo͞oˈneskō
 
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(also Unesco)

Definition of UNESCO in English:

An agency of the United Nations established in 1945 to promote the exchange of information, ideas, and culture. In 1984 the US withdrew from the organization, but in 2003, after satisfied with certain reforms, it rejoined.

Origin

acronym from United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization.

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