HyperDic: nongovernmental_organization

English > 1 sense of the expression nongovernmental organization:
NOUNgroupnongovernmental organization, NGOan organization that is not part of the local or state or federal government
English > nongovernmental organization: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningAn organization that is not part of the local or state or federal government.
InstancesGreenpeaceAn international organization that works for environmental conservation and the preservation of endangered species
Markaz-ud-Dawa-wal-Irshad, MDIA Sunni organization formed in 1989 and based in Pakistan
NarrowerAlcoholics Anonymous, AAAn international organization that provides a support group for persons trying to overcome alcoholism
Congress of Racial Equality, COREAn organization founded by James Leonard Farmer in 1942 to work for racial equality
National Trust, NTAn organization concerned to preserve historic monuments and buildings and places of historical interest or natural beauty
Red CrossAn international organization that cares for the sick or wounded or homeless in wartime
Salvation ArmyA charitable and religious organization to evangelize and to care for the poor and homeless
Umma Tameer-e-Nau, UTNA nongovernmental organization of Pakistani scientists that has been a supporter of terrorism
committee, citizens committeeA self-constituted organization to promote something
denominationA group of religious congregations having its own organization and a distinctive faith
mission, missionary post, missionary station, foreign missionAn organization of missionaries in a foreign land sent to carry on religious work
Broaderorganization, organisationA group of people who work together
SpanishONG, organización no gubernamental

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