UNICEF

UNICEF

[yoo-nuh-sef]
noun
United Nations Children's Fund: an agency, created by the United Nations General Assembly in 1946, concerned with improving the health and nutrition of children and mothers throughout the world; Nobel peace Prize 1965.

Origin:
U(nited) N(ations) I(nternational) C(hildren's) E(mergency) F(und) (an earlier official name)

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UNICEF (ˈjuːnɪˌsɛf)
 
n acronym for
United Nations Children's Fund (formerly, United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund): an agency of the United Nations that administers programmes to aid education and child and maternal health in developing countries

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UNICEF
United Nations Children's Fundformerly United Nations Children's Emergency Fund
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