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UN, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishUN, thethe UNUN, the /ˌjuː ˈen/  (the United Nations) an international organization that almost every country in the world belongs to. It was started in 1945 to to try to find peaceful solutions to international problems and to make sure that countries work together to find peace. Its headquarters (=main offices) are in New York City. Other organizations that belong to the UN, such as the World Bank and the World Health Organization, are based in other places. Decisions at the UN are made by the General Assembly and the Security Council. see also UN peacekeeping forceun-un- /ʌn/ prefix  1 XX[in adjectives, adverbs, and nouns] used to show a negative, a lack, or an opposite syn not unfair unhappy unfortunately uncertainty2 [in verbs]OPPOSITE/REVERSE used to show an opposite of a particular action to undress (=to take your clothes off) Have you unpacked yet (=taken your things out of your suitcase)? I heard Lila unlock the front door.'un'un /ən/ pronoun British English spoken   good 'un/bad 'un/little 'un etcU.N.U.N., UN /ˌjuː ˈen/ noun   the UN