HyperDic: opec

English > 1 sense of the word OPEC:
NOUNgroupOPEC, Organization of Petroleum-Exporting Countriesan organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the production and sale of petroleum
OPEC > pronunciation
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English > OPEC: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningAn organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the production and sale of petroleum.
SynonymOrganization of Petroleum-Exporting Countries
MembersAlgeria, Algerie, Democratic and Popular Republic of AlgeriaA republic in northwestern Africa on the Mediterranean Sea with a population that is predominantly Sunni Muslim
Angola, Republic of AngolaA republic in southwestern Africa on the Atlantic Ocean
Ecuador, Republic of EcuadorA republic in northwestern South America
Indonesia, Republic of Indonesia, Dutch East IndiesA republic in southeastern Asia on an archipelago including more than 13,000 islands
Iran, Islamic Republic of Iran, PersiaA theocratic Islamic republic in the Middle East in western Asia
Iraq, Republic of Iraq, Al-Iraq, IrakA republic in the Middle East in western Asia
Kuwait, State of Kuwait, KoweitAn Arab kingdom in Asia on the northwestern coast of the Persian Gulf
Libya, Socialist People's Libyan Arab JamahiriyaA military dictatorship in northern Africa on the Mediterranean
Nigeria, Federal Republic of NigeriaA republic in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea
Qatar, State of Qatar, Katar, State of KatarAn Arab country on the peninsula of Qatar
Saudi Arabia, Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaAn absolute monarchy occupying most of the Arabian Peninsula in southwest Asia
United Arab EmiratesA federation of seven Arab emirates on the eastern Arabian peninsula
Venezuela, Republic of VenezuelaA republic in northern South America on the Caribbean
Broaderoil cartelA cartel of companies or nations formed to control the production and distribution of oil
world organization, world organisation, international organization, international organisation, global organizationAn international alliance involving many different countries
SpanishO.P.E.P., OPEP, Organización de Países Exportadores de Petróleo

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