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international organization founded in 1945 to promote peace security and international cooperation and promote humanitarianism (has its headquarters in New York City, USA)
not, non; opposite of; lacking, free from (Prefix)
Un Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
Glossary of Stamp Collecting Terms
The banding together of nations of the world to strive for peace and understanding. UN stamps are sold in the UN Building in New York, Geneva and Vienna and have postal validity throughout the world.
Un Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

An inseparable verbal prefix or particle. It is prefixed: (a) To verbs to express the contrary, and not the simple negative, of the action of the verb to which it is prefixed; as in uncoil, undo, unfold. (b) To nouns to form verbs expressing privation of the thing, quality, or state expressed by the noun, or separation from it; as in unchild, unsex. Sometimes particles and participial adjectives formed with this prefix coincide in form with compounds of the negative prefix un- (see 2d Un-); as in undone (from undo), meaning unfastened, ruined; and undone (from 2d un- and done) meaning not done, not finished. Un- is sometimes used with an intensive force merely; as in unloose.
Un- is prefixed to nouns to express the absence of, or the contrary of, that which the noun signifies; as, unbelief, unfaith, unhealth, unrest, untruth, and the like.
Un- is prefixed to adjectives, or to words used adjectively.
To present particles which come from intransitive verbs, or are themselves employed as adjectives, to mark the absence of the activity, disposition, or condition implied by the participle; as, - ---- and the like.
To past particles, or to adjectives formed after the analogy of past particles, to indicate the absence of the condition or state expressed by them
To adjectives, to denote the absence of the quality designated by the adjective
Those which have the value of independent words, inasmuch as the simple words are either not used at all, or are rarely, or at least much less frequently, used; as, unavoidable, unconscionable, undeniable, unspeakable, unprecedented, unruly, and the like; or inasmuch as they are used in a different sense from the usual meaning of the primitive, or especially in one of the significations of the latter; as, unaccountable, unalloyed, unbelieving, unpretending, unreserved, and the like; or inasmuch as they are so frequently and familiarly used that they are hardly felt to be of negative origin; as, uncertain, uneven, and the like.
Those which have acquired an opposed or contrary, instead of a merely negative, meaning; as, unfriendly, ungraceful, unpalatable, unquiet, and the like; or else an intensive sense more than a prefixed not would express; as, unending, unparalleled, undisciplined, undoubted, unsafe, and the like.
Those which are anomalous, provincial, or, for some other reason, not desirable to be used, and are so indicated; as, unpure for impure, unsatisfaction for dissatisfaction, unexpressible for inexpressible, and the like.
An inseparable prefix, or particle, signifying not; in-; non-. In- is prefixed mostly to words of Latin origin, or else to words formed by Latin suffixes; un- is of much wider application, and is attached at will to almost any adjective, or participle used adjectively, or adverb, from which it may be desired to form a corresponding negative adjective or adverb, and is also, but less freely, prefixed to nouns. Un- sometimes has merely an intensive force; as in unmerciless, unremorseless.
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n : an organization of independent states to promote international peace and security [syn: united nations, un]

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Concise English-Irish Dictionary v. 1.1
often translated by help of ní, gan (prep.)
often by neamh-, mí- do-
as unchangeable: do-atharruighthe
JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Un = n. an individual, one, a. one; identical, same
An = n. an element, principle, privative particle equal to UN
Dad = a. prefix equivalent to RE, UN, and DIS in English
Di = a. privative pref., syn. with DIS, IN, IR, UN, LESS
Dis = a prefix synon. with UN
WordNet 2.0

1. an organization of independent states formed in 1945 to promote international peace and security
(synonym) United Nations
(hypernym) world organization, world organisation, international organization, international organisation, global organization
(member-meronym) General Assembly
Un Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Established on June 26, 1945 to maintain international peace and security and to promote cooperation involving economic, social, cultural and humanitarian problems. (See GPML, UNODC)
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Holding company with subsidiaries which produce margarine, salad dressing, ice cream, beverages, snacks, instant soups, coffees, frozen foods, sauces, and other food items; Manufacture detergents and other cleaning and washing products; Produce personal products, including deodorants, skin care products, toothpastes, and colour
Un Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Un Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Un Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
The United Nations is an international organization.

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The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization to promote international co-operation. A replacement for the ineffective League of Nations, the organization was established on 24 October 1945 after World War II in order to prevent another such conflict. At its founding, the UN had 51 member states; there are now 193. The headquarters of the United Nations is in Manhattan, New York City, and experiences extraterritoriality. Further main offices are situated in Geneva, Nairobi and Vienna. The organization is financed by assessed and voluntary contributions from its member states. Its objectives include maintaining international peace and security, promoting human rights, fostering social and economic development, protecting the environment, and providing humanitarian aid in cases of famine, natural disaster, and armed conflict.

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n. pot for food prep
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