the international community

the international community
the international community UK US noun [S]
POLITICS, GOVERNMENT a phrase used especially by politicians and in newspapers to describe all or several of the countries in the world, or their governments, considered as a group: »

""The international community"", the Secretary-General of the UN said, ""must work together to tackle the current financial crisis"".

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Efforts by the international community to bring peace to the region have intensified over the past six months.

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Many in the international community warned that failure to act promptly could put millions at risk of starvation.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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