Security Council

noun

Definition of Security Council

: a permanent council of the United Nations with primary responsibility for maintaining peace and security

First Known Use of Security Council

1944, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Security Council was in 1944

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“Security Council.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Security%20Council. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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