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.
a permanent organ of the United Nations established to maintain world peace. It consists of five permanent members (China, France, Russia, the UK, and the US) and ten nonpermanent members
Security Council definition
An important division of the United Nations that contains five permanent members — the United States, Britain, China, France, and Russia — and ten rotating members. It is often called into session to respond quickly to international crises. Any permanent member can exercise a veto over a resolution before the Security Council.
noun 1. a uniformed guard employed by a bank, airport, office building, etc., to maintain security. security guard noun 1. a person employed to protect buildings, people, etc, and to collect and deliver large sums of money
- Security of tenure
noun 1. (in Britain) the right of a tenant to continue to occupy a dwelling or site unless the landlord obtains a court order for possession of the property or termination of the tenancy agreement
noun 1. a police force responsible for maintaining order at a specific locale or under specific circumstances, as at an airport or factory. 2. a police force concerned with detecting and preventing enemy espionage. 3. secret police.
noun 1. a person considered by authorities as likely to commit acts that might threaten the security of a country. security risk noun 1. a person deemed to be a threat to state security in that he could be open to pressure, have subversive political beliefs, etc noun a person or situation that poses a […]