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Federal Aviation Administration, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishFederal Aviation Administration, thethe Federal Aviation AdministrationˌFederal Aviˈation Adminiˌstration, the (abbrev. the FAA)  a US government organization which is responsible for making sure that aircraft and airports are safe for people to use. There is a similar organization in the UK called the civil aviation authority.From Longman Business DictionaryFederal Aviation AdministrationˌFederal Aviˈation Adminiˌstration abbreviation FAA nounORGANIZATIONSTRAVEL a US government organization responsible for making rules for airports and aircraft and for making sure that they are obeyedThe Federal Aviation Administration has ordered extensive repairs to about 1400 aging airliners. compare Civil Aviation Authority
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