Definition of 'NATO'
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He told me about the NATO manoeuvres he'd been on, the Balkan skirmishes --- `Fabulous stuff! RESCUING ROSE (2002)The Rices had a son, but he was stationed in Germany with NATO. DOLL'S EYESIt would be peaceful but overwhelming: it would defy the new government, and the dictators, and NATO in the background. COUP D'ETAT
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Translations for 'NATO'
British English: NATO /ˈneɪtəʊ/ NOUN
NATO is an international organization which consists of the USA, Canada, Britain, and other European countries, all of whom have agreed to support one another if they are attacked. NATO is an abbreviation for `North Atlantic Treaty Organization'.
NATO says it will keep a reduced number of modern nuclear weapons to guarantee peace.
- American English: NATO
- Arabic: مُنَظَمَةُ حِلفِ الْشَّمَالُ الْأَطْلَنطِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: OTAN
- Chinese: 北约组织
- Croatian: NATO
- Czech: NATO
- Danish: NATO
- Dutch: NATO
- European Spanish: OTAN
- Finnish: NATO
- French: OTAN
- German: NATO
- Greek: ΝΑΤΟ
- Italian: NATO
- Japanese: 北大西洋条約機構
- Korean: 북대서양 조약 기구
- Norwegian: NATO
- Polish: NATO
- European Portuguese: NATO
- Romanian: NATOorganizația tratatului nord-atlantic
- Russian: НАТО
- Spanish: OTAN
- Swedish: NATO
- Thai: ตัวย่อขององค์การนาโต้
- Turkish: NATO
- Ukrainian: НАТО
- Vietnamese: khối NATO
Definition of NATO from the Collins English Dictionary
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