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African  

  ( Africans    plural  )
1       adj   African means belonging or relating to the continent of Africa, or to its countries or people.  
...the African continent., ...African countries.     
2       adj   African means belonging or relating to black people who come from Africa.  
...traditional African culture., ...dance music with African roots.     
3       adj   African is used to describe someone, usually a black person, who comes from Africa.  
...African women.     
      An African is someone who is African., n-count  
Fish is a staple in the diet of many Africans.     


African-American        ( African-Americans    plural  ) African-Americans are black people living in the United States who are descended from families that originally came from Africa.      n-count  
Today African-Americans are 12 percent of the population.     
      African-American is also an adjective., adj  
...a group of African-American community leaders.     
African-Caribbean        ( African-Caribbeans    plural  ) African-Caribbean refers to people from the Caribbean whose ancestors came from Africa.      adj   usu ADJ n  
...modern African-Caribbean culture.     
      An African-Caribbean is someone who is African-Caribbean., n-count  
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n.
An agile management process for software development
Don't translate it, but use it as technical term
n.
classical African concept, humanist phylosophy focusing on people`s interrelations. It is originary from Bantu languages.
"I am what I am because of who we all are" , "Live consciuosly" are sayings belonging to this phylosophy
n.
UNO, United Nations, UN. abbr. The United Nations is an international organization whose stated aims include promoting and facilitating cooperation in international law, international security, economic development, social progress, human rights, ... UN.org en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UN
n.
United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund works for children's rights, their survival, development and protection, guided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child. UNICEF provides long-term humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries.
UNICEF is one of the members of the United Nations Development Group and its Executive Committee. Donate to help UNICEF meet the urgent needs of children. unicef.org en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UNICEF
n.
unconventional monetary policy used by central banks to stimulate the national economy when conventional monetary policy has become ineffective.

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