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UNESCO

[yoo-nes-koh] /yuˈnɛs koʊ/
noun
1.
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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  • 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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UNESCO

/juːˈnɛskəʊ/
noun acronym
1.
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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Word Origin and History for UNESCO

acronym from United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, which was created in 1945.

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UNESCO

United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization
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