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United Nations

An international organization consisting of a large majority of the nations in the world. Its mission is to promote peace, international development, human rights and global health. It formerly helped prepare colonies for independence. It was established in 1945 following the end of World War II.

ut

In newspapers and other media reports, an abbreviation indicating that a stock was traded as a unit share.

un

Used in stock transaction tables in newspapers to indicate unit shares: WebD un. Also called ut.

UN

see UNITED NATIONS.