the United Nations


: an international organization that helps to solve world conflicts peacefully

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Recent Examples on the Web Hundreds were killed and thousands arrested as the authorities sought to crush the protests, according to the United Nations. Nadeen Ebrahim, CNN, 6 July 2024 And the problem is getting worse—the United Nations anticipates that airplane emissions of carbon dioxide will triple by 2050. Byallie Garfinkle, Fortune, 3 July 2024 About 250,000 people live in the area covered by the order, according to the United Nations. Wafaa Shurafa,, 3 July 2024 Sunak pledged to address the issue in part by sending some asylum-seekers to Rwanda to await decisions on their cases — a move that sparked widespread condemnation from immigration and human rights organizations like the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. Chantal Da Silva, NBC News, 3 July 2024 See all Example Sentences for the United Nations 

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“The United Nations.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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