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An independent nonpartisan federal agency that acts as the investigative arm of Congress making the executive branch accountable to Congress and the government accountable to citizens of the United States.  Synonyms: Government Accounting Office, United States Government Accounting Office.

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... form: Republic of Mali conventional short form: Mali local long form: Republique de Mali local short form: Mali former: French Sudan Digraph: ML Type: republic Capital: Bamako Administrative divisions: 8 regions (regions, singular - region); Gao, Kayes, Kidal, Koulikoro, Mopti, Segou, Sikasso, Tombouctou Independence: 22 September 1960 (from France) Constitution: new constitution adopted in constitutional referendum in January 1992 Legal system: based on French civil law system and customary law; judicial review of ...
— The 1993 CIA World Factbook • United States. Central Intelligence Agency.

Words linked to "GAO" :   government agency, authority, federal agency, office, agency, bureau

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