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1    occurring, situated, used, or going below ground level  
an underground tunnel, an underground explosion     
2    secret; hidden  
underground activities     
3    a space or region below ground level  
a    a movement dedicated to overthrowing a government or occupation forces, as in the European countries occupied by the German army in World War II  
b    (as modifier)  
an underground group     
5    often preceded by: the   an electric passenger railway operated in underground tunnels,   (U.S. and Canadian equivalent)    subway  
6    usually preceded by: the  
a    any avant-garde, experimental, or subversive movement in popular art, films, music, etc.  
b    (as modifier)  
the underground press, underground music     

underground railroad  
      n   often caps   (in the pre-Civil War U.S.) the system established by abolitionists to aid escaping slaves  
Velvet Underground  
      n   the. U.S. avant-garde rock group (1965--70): originally comprised Lou Reed, John Cale (born 1940; bass guitar and viola), Sterling Morrison (1942--95; guitar), and Maureen Tucker (born 1945; drums). Their albums include The Velvet Underground and Nico (1967), White Light/White Heat (1967), and Loaded (1970)  
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International Maritime Organization
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
abbr. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations. UNESCO.org en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UNESCO
Its mission is to contribute to the building of peace,the eradication of poverty,sustainable development and intercultural dialogue through education,the sciences,culture,communication and information
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.
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