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NATO   /nˈeɪtoʊ/   Listen

An international organization created in 1949 by the North Atlantic Treaty for purposes of collective security.  Synonym: North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

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... acronym is an abbreviation coined from the initial letter of each successive word in a term or phrase. In general, an acronym made up solely from the first letter of the major words in the expanded form is rendered in all capital letters (NATO from North Atlantic Treaty Organization; an exception would be ASEAN for Association of Southeast Asian Nations). In general, an acronym made up of more than the first letter of the major words in the expanded form is rendered with only an ...
— The 2008 CIA World Factbook • United States. Central Intelligence Agency.

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