17 terms

03. UN Reading - The UN takes Shape

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unparalleled
bigger, better, or worse than anything else
unprecedented
never having happened or existed in the past
genocide
the deliberate murder of a whole group or race of people
to denounce
to criticize something or someone strongly and publicly
to ratify
to make a written agreement official by signing it
authoritative
behaving or speaking in a confident, determined way that makes people respect and obey you
self-determination
the ability or power to make decisions for yourself, especially the power of a nation to decide how it will be governed
neutrality
the state of not supporting either side in an argument or war
tainted
spoiled; damaged in quality, taste, or value
territorial
relating to land that is owned or controlled by a particular country
integrity
the state of being united as one complete thing

the territorial integrity of the country
provision
when you provide something that someone needs now or in the future
oppression
when someone treats a group of people unfairly or cruelly and prevents them from having the same rights as other people have
segregation
when people of different races, sexes, or religions are kept apart so that they live, work, or study separately
discrepancy (between)
a difference between two amounts, details, reports etc that should be the same
to prioritize (American English)

to prioritise (British English)
to put several things, problems etc in order of importance, so that you can deal with the most important ones first
civilian
someone who is not a member of a military organization or the police