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quango

Pronunciation: kwang'go

Definition: A committee wholly or partially supported by government funds in which some members are appointed by government and others by nongovernmental agencies or organizations; the committee functions as a nongovernmental organization rather than as an arm of government. System used primarily in U.K.

[quasi-non-governmental organization]

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