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UNICEF

[ yoo-nuh-sef ]
/ ˈyu nəˌsɛf /
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noun

United Nations Children's Fund: an agency, created by the United Nations General Assembly in 1946, concerned with improving the health and nutrition of children and mothers throughout the world; Nobel Peace Prize 1965.

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Origin of UNICEF

U(nited) N(ations) I(nternational) C(hildren's) E(mergency) F(und) (an earlier official name)
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British Dictionary definitions for UNICEF

UNICEF
/ (ˈjuːnɪˌsɛf) /

n acronym for

United Nations Children's Fund (formerly, United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund): an agency of the United Nations that administers programmes to aid education and child and maternal health in developing countries
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