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International organizations - synonyms or related words

Amnesty International

an international organization that tries to help people who have been put in prison or tortured because of their political, religious, or other beliefs


Association of Southeast Asian Nations: an organization of countries for increasing trade and development in Southeast Asia

common market


an economic organization, usually consisting of several countries, whose aim is to encourage free trade between its members

the Commonwealth

an organization of countries that used to be under the political control of the UK. It is also known as the Commonwealth of Nations or the British Commonwealth.

high commission


an organization of representatives of different countries who work together for a particular purpose


International Air Transport Association: an organization that many airlines belong to. It deals with rules and agreements about health, safety, prices etc.

the IMF


the International Monetary Fund: an international organization that works to balance and manage the world’s economy and to help countries with weak economies to develop



an organization that deals with agreements about units of measurement and the meanings of technical words


North Atlantic Treaty Organization: an organization of North American and European countries that provides military support for its members

the OAS

the Organization of American States: an organization of most of the countries of North and South America



an official in charge of a large organization such as the United Nations

the Security Council

a United Nations committee that works to keep peace in the world

the African Union

an organization of African countries whose aim is to increase the peace and prosperity of the continent. The African Union is often called the AU.



the responsibility for governing an area that the United Nations gives to a country

the UN

the United Nations: an international organization that encourages countries to work together in order to solve world problems such as war, disease, and poverty

the UN

belonging to or connected with the UN


the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization: an international organization that provides support in education, science, and culture, especially for poorer countries


the United Nations High Commission for Refugees: an international organization that protects refugees and helps to find homes for them


United Nations Children’s Fund: an international organization that helps children in poor countries, for example by providing them with food and medicine

the United Nations

the UN

the UN Security Council

a committee within the United Nations that examines violent situations within and between countries

the WHO

the World Health Organization: an international organization that is part of the United Nations and helps poorer countries by giving them information and medicine

the World Bank

an international organization that lends money to countries that are members of the United Nations



to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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