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Definition of "nongovernmental organization" [nongovernmental organization]

  • An organization that is not part of the local or state or federal government (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "nongovernmental organization" in a sentence
  • "GRAVIS, a nongovernmental organization inspired by Gandhi that works with Rajasthani miners, reports that about half of the mineworkers in the state have developed lung disease, such as silicosis."
  • "To resolve this problem before it discombobulates transatlantic e-mail and drives the editors of the International Herald Tribune to distraction, a nongovernmental organization that calls itself ISO has put forward a recommendation."