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Security Council Line breaks: Se¦cur|ity Coun|cil

Definition of Security Council in English:

A permanent body of the United Nations seeking to maintain peace and security. It consists of fifteen members, of which five (China, France, the UK, the US, and Russia) are permanent and have the power of veto. The other members are elected for two-year terms.

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Pronunciation: ˈdo͞ofəs
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