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.

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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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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