10 terms

04. UN Reading - The Structure of the UN

very big
executive (body)
a group of people who are in charge of an organization and make the rules
to veto
to refuse to accept a particular plan or suggestion
to abide (by something)
to accept and obey a decision, rule, agreement etc, even though you may not agree with it
a formal decision or statement agreed on by a group of people, especially after a vote
available or belonging only to particular people, and not shared
a promise, agreement etc that must be obeyed
a situation in which a disagreement cannot be settled
to vow
to make a serious promise to yourself or someone else
decolonization (American English)

decolonisation (British English)
the process in which a country that was previously a colony (= controlled by another country) becomes politically independent