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COCOM

or Co·com

[koh-kom]
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noun
  1. a nontreaty organization of the NATO nations except Iceland, and with the addition of Japan, that sets rules on exports of strategic goods to Communist countries: formed in 1949.
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Origin of COCOM

Co(ordinating) Com(mittee)
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  • It seemed to Jack that Cocom was desirous of wearing the crown of martyrdom.

    The Harlequin Opal, Vol. 3 (of 3)

    Fergus Hume

  • I have escaped it, but Cocom may now be selected by Ixtlilxochitli as the victim.

  • "It is impossible to save Cocom," responded Jack, a trifle sadly.

  • "That is as it may be, Señor," observed Cocom, significantly.

  • "I know nothing at present," replied Cocom, with a meaning glance.