UNESCO

[yoo-nes-koh]
noun
an agency of the United Nations charged with instituting and administering programs for cooperative, coordinated action by member states in education, science, and the arts.

Origin:
U(nited) N(ations) E(ducational), S(cientific, and) C(ultural) O(rganization)

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UNESCO (juːˈnɛskəʊ)
 
n acronym for
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization: an agency of the United Nations that sponsors programmes to promote education, communication, the arts, etc

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UNESCO
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization
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Example sentences for UNESCO
His tomb has been nominated as a world cultural heritage center by unesco.
These unique buildings have been designated a unesco world heritage site.
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