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World organization   /wərld ˌɔrgənəzˈeɪʃən/   Listen
World organization

An international alliance involving many different countries.  Synonyms: global organization, international organisation, international organization, world organisation.

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"World organization" Quotes from Famous Books

... general idea. There was no well-defined opposition to that idea. At least it was not vocal. Even the defeat of the Democratic Party in the Congressional elections of November, 1918, could not be interpreted to be a repudiation of the formation of a world organization. That election, by which both Houses of Congress became Republican, was a popular rebuke to Mr. Wilson for the partisanship shown in his letter of October addressed to the American people, in which he practically asserted that it was unpatriotic to support the Republican ...
— The Peace Negotiations • Robert Lansing

... socialist faction deemed it wise to move the General Council out of mischief's way, they removed it to New York and entrusted its powers into the hands of the faithful German Marxians on this side of the Atlantic. This spelled the end of the Internationale as a world organization, but enormously increased the stakes of the factional fights within the handful of American Internationalists. The organization of the workers into trade unions, the Internationale's first principle, was forgotten in the heat of ...
— A History of Trade Unionism in the United States • Selig Perlman

Words linked to "World organization" :   alliance, World Trade Organization, international organisation, Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, alignment, European Community, Commonwealth of Independent States, CIS, Organization of Petroleum-Exporting Countries, international organization, commonwealth, alinement, WTO, Organization of American States, eu, world organisation, European Union, OAS, League of Nations, UN, Arab League, EC, coalition, OPCW, EEC, Europe, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, community, United Nations, NATO, European Economic Community, OPEC, Common Market

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