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International Criminal Police Organization


      n      See       Interpol  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
1    of, concerning, or involving two or more nations or nationalities  
2    established by, controlling, or legislating for several nations  
an international court, international fishing rights     
3    available for use by all nations  
international waters     
4      (Sport)  
a    a contest between two national teams  
b    a member of these teams  
  internationality      n  
  internationally      adv  

Amnesty International  
      n   an international organization founded in Britain in 1961 that works to secure the release of people imprisoned for their beliefs, to ban the use of torture, and to abolish the death penalty,   (Abbrev.)    AI  
First International  
      n   an association of socialists and labour leaders founded in London in 1864 and dissolved in Philadelphia in 1876,   (Official name)    International Workingmens Association  
Fourth International  
      n      another name for any of the       Trotskyist Internationals  
1    any of several international socialist organizations  
   See       Comintern       First International       Labour and Socialist International       Second International       Socialist International       Trotskyist International       Vienna Union  
2    a member of any of these organizations  
International Atomic Time  
      n   the scientific standard of time based on the SI unit, the second, used by means of atomic clocks and satellites to synchronize the time standards of the major nations,   (Abbrev.)    TAI  
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development  
      n      the official name for the       World Bank     (Abbrev.)    IBRD  
International Brigade  
      n   a military force that fought on the Republican side in the Spanish Civil War, consisting of volunteers (predominantly socialists and communists) from many countries  
international candle  
      n   a former international unit of luminous intensity, originally defined in terms of a standard candle and later in terms of a pentane-burning lamp. It has now been replaced by the candela  
International Court of Justice  
      n   a court established in the Hague to settle disputes brought by nations that are parties to the Statute of the Court,   (Also called)    World Court  
International Criminal Police Organization  
      n      See       Interpol  
International Date Line  
      n   the line approximately following the 180° meridian from Greenwich on the east side of which the date is one day earlier than on the west,   (Also called)    date line  
International Development Association  
      n   an organization set up in 1960 to provide low-interest loans to developing countries. It is part of the World Bank Group,   (Abbrev)    IDA  
International Finance Corporation  
      n   an organization that invests directly in private companies and makes or guarantees loans to private investors. It is affiliated to the World Bank and is part of the World Bank Group,   (Abbrev.)    IFC  
International Geophysical Year  
      n   the 18-month period from July 1, 1957, to Dec. 31, 1958, during which a number of nations agreed to cooperate in a geophysical research programme,   (Abbrev.)    IGY  
International Gothic  
      n   a style in art during the late 14th and early 15th centuries characterized by elegant stylization of illuminated manuscripts, mosaics, stained glass, etc., and by increased interest in secular themes. Major contributors were Simone Martini, Giotto, and Pisanello  
International Grandmaster  
      n     (Chess)      See       grandmaster       2  
International Labour Organisation  
      n   a special agency of the United Nations responsible for research and recommendations in the field of labour conditions and practices: founded in 1919 in affiliation to the League of Nations,   (Abbrev.)    ILO  
international law  
      n   the body of rules generally recognized by civilized nations as governing their conduct towards each other and towards each other's subjects  
International Master  
      n     (Chess)   the second highest title awarded by the FIDE to a player: won by obtaining a certain number of points during specific international chess tournaments,   (Often shortened to)    master      Compare       grandmaster       2  
International Modernism  
      n      See       International Style  
International Monetary Fund  
      n   an international financial institution organized in 1945 to promote international trade by increasing the exchange stability of the major currencies. A fund is maintained out of which member nations with temporary balance-of-payments deficits may make withdrawals,   (Abbrev.)    IMF  
international Morse code  
      n      the full name for       Morse code  
international nautical mile  
      n      the full name for       nautical mile       1  
International Phonetic Alphabet  
      n   a series of signs and letters propagated by the Association Phonétique Internationale for the representation of human speech sounds. It is based on the Roman alphabet but supplemented by modified signs or symbols from other writing systems, and is usually employed in its revised form of 1951,   (Abbrev.)    IPA  
international pitch  
      n     (Music)   the frequency of 435 hertz assigned to the A above middle C, widely used until 1939  
   See       pitch   1       28b  
International Practical Temperature Scale  
      n   a temperature scale adopted by international agreement in 1968 based on thermodynamic temperature and using experimental values to define 11 fixed points. The lowest is the triple point of an equilibrium mixture of orthohydrogen and parahydrogen (--259.34°C) and the highest the freezing point of gold (1064.43°C)  
international screw thread  
      n     (Engineering)   a metric system for screw threads relating the pitch to the diameter  
international sea and swell scale  
      n      another name for the       Douglas scale  
International Standard Atmosphere  
      n   a theoretical vertical distribution of the physical properties of the atmosphere up to an altitude of 50 km established by international agreement. It permits the standardization of aircraft instruments and performance of all types of flying vehicles  
International Standards Organization  
      n   an international organization for the standardization of units of measurement, technical terminology, etc. Founded in its present form in 1947, it has a secretariat in Geneva,   (Abbrev.)    ISO  
International Style   , Modernism  
      n   a twentieth-century architectural style characterized by undecorated rectilinear forms and the use of glass, steel, and reinforced concrete  
International Telecommunications Union  
      n   a special agency of the United Nations, founded in 1947, that is responsible for the international allocation and registration of frequencies for communications and the regulation of telegraph, telephone, and radio services: originally established in 1865 as the International Telegraph Union  
international telegram  
      n   a telemessage sent from the UK to a foreign country  
Labour and Socialist International  
      n   the. an international association of socialist parties formed in Hamburg in 1923: destroyed by World War II,   (Also called)    Second International  
Second International  
1    the. an international association of socialist parties and trade unions that began in Paris in 1889 and collapsed during World War I. The right-wing elements reassembled at Berne in 1919  
   See also       Labour and Socialist International  
2       another name for the       Labour and Socialist International  
Socialist International  
      n   an international association of largely anti-Communist Social Democratic Parties founded in Frankfurt in 1951  
Système International d'Unités     (French)  
      n   the International System of units  
   See       SI unit  
Third International  
      n      another name for       Comintern  
Trotskyist International  
      n   any of several international Trotskyist organizations that have developed from the international federation of anti-Stalinist Communists founded by Trotsky in 1936  
Two-and-a-half International  
      n      another name for the       Vienna Union  

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cosmopolitan, ecumenical     (rare)   global, intercontinental, universal, worldwide  

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International Maritime Organization
verification conducted by police to find out if a person has a criminal record or not.
Usually requested by an individual for new employment, citizenship applications, name changes, etc.
International House Of Pancakes
police officer
police van in which prisoners are transported from the police stations to the jails
slang term
When economic outlook remains uncertain, top management complains about the parsimony of expense reimbursements. Shareholders will not look kindly to executives flying helicopters or first-class international flights unrestrained.
government by revocable delegates chosen and controlled by groups of 25 delegators. Revocable delegates designated the higher levels : basis delegate, council delegate, deputy-delegate, national delegate, international delegate, and world delegate.
The attack on computers, networks and interconnected infrastructures with intent to intimidate or coerce a national, international, groups of people or organizations in furtherance of political, social or personal objectives.
[Tech.];[Leg.] The attack on computers, networks and interconnected infrastructures with intent to intimidate or coerce a national, international community.
1. the discharge or release of a person appearing in court of all criminal charges because they have been found not guilty. 2. a release from an obligation, duty, or debt.
legal E.g After the clear acquittal from the judge, he had to start his life all over again.
a criminal action of commission or omission with intent to harm targeting humans or machines using any telecommunication device via internet
[Leg.];[Tech.] cybercrime means hacking, bullying, identity theft
A meeting of people who have the same interests, or belong to the same organization
I like conventions more than meeting with people who have nothing in common with me.
(in an organization) set up a more informal structure/workflow/environment; give up on communication protocols between departments
[child] to be sent to a care organization run by the social services, or to be looked after by foster parents
police crowd management technique that consists of herding people into a compact group. AKA corralling
Forensic is used to describe the work of scientists who examine evidence in order to help the police solve crimes.
purple dye sprayed by a police water cannon to mark the demonstrators for arrest. The purple substance was dubbed 'purple rain' by the press after an anti-apartheid protest held in Cape Town on September 2, 1989.
vintage light on police car, i.e. a single dome with rotating lights inside. Thus nicknamed because of it's resemblance with bubblegum machines.
[US];[Coll.] Syn. bubble gum machine, gumball machine.
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.
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