quango

Definitions:

  • An organization or agency that is financed by a government but that acts independently of it.
  • An <xref>organization</xref> that, although <xref>financed</xref> by a <xref>government</xref>, acts <xref>independently</xref> of it.
  • a quasi nongovernmental organization; an organization that is financed by the government yet acts independently of the government
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