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Meaning of Security Council

Secu'rity Coun"cil

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. the division of the United Nations charged with maintaining international peace, composed of five permanent members (U.S., Russian Federation, France, United Kingdom, and the People's Republic of China) and ten temporary members, each serving for two years.
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