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Meaning of "OAU" in the English dictionary

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WHAT DOES OAU MEAN IN ENGLISH?

OAU

Organisation of African Unity

The Organization of African Unity (OAU; French: Organisation de l'unité africaine (OUA)) was established on 25 May 1963 in Addis Ababa, with 32 signatory governments. It was disbanded on 9 July 2002 by its last chairperson, South African President Thabo Mbeki, and replaced by the African Union (AU).

Definition of OAU in the English dictionary

The definition of OAU in the dictionary is the former Organization of African Unity.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OAU

OAS
oases
oasis
oast
oast house
Oastler
oat
oat grass
oatcake
oaten
oater
Oates
oath
oath of allegiance
oath-taking
oathable
oatlike
oatmeal
oats
Oaxaca

WORDS THAT END LIKE OAU

AAU
EAU
NAU

Synonyms and antonyms of OAU in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «OAU» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OAU

Find out the translation of OAU to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of OAU from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «OAU» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

非统组织
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

OUA
570 millions of speakers

English

OAU
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

OAU
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

منظمة الوحدة الأفريقية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ОАЕ
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

OUA
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

OAU
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

OUA
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

OAU
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

OAU
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

OAU
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

OAU
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

OAU
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

OAU
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

OAU
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ओएयू
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ABÖ
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

OUA
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

OJA
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ОАЄ
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

OUA
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ΟΑΕ
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

OAE
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

OAU
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

OAU
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of OAU

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OAU»

The term «OAU» is regularly used and occupies the 56.088 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of OAU
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OAU» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «OAU» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «OAU» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about OAU

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OAU»

Discover the use of OAU in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to OAU and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Human Rights in Africa: From the OAU to the African Union
This work examines the role of the Organization of African Unity, now the African Union, and how it has dealt with human rights since its inception in 1963.
Rachel Murray, 2004
2
Africa's First Peacekeeping Operation: The OAU in Chad, ...
Rather than being a strictly humanitarian mission, Mays shows how the force evolved as a foreign policy tool of Nigeria supported by France and the United States.
Terry M. Mays, 2002
3
Inside the OAU: Pan-Africanism in Practice : C.O.C. Amate
The politics of cooperation.
C. O. C. Amate, 1986
4
The Organization of African Unity
The author refers in this chapter to Tanzania's involvement in the OAU. The OAU Liberation Committee was from its inception based in Dar es Salaam. Through the OAU, President Nyerere urged member-states to break off relations with South ...
5
Encyclopedia of the Developing World
The underlying principles of OAU, as contained in Article III of its Charter, included adherence to noninterference in the international affairs of states; respect for the sovereign equality of all member states; respect for the sovereignty and ...
Thomas M. Leonard, 2006
6
The OAU after twenty years
A multidisciplinary review of the challenges and accomplishments of the Organization of African Unity over the course of its 20-year history.
Yassin El-Ayouty, I. William Zartman, 1984
7
The OAU (AU) and OAS in Regional Conflict Management: A ...
This study analyses the pervasive and apparently intractable intensification of conflict around the world, in the wake of the Cold War; and the failures and limitations of multilateral organisations such as the UN and the African Union to ...
Thomas A. Imobighe, 2003
8
Combined list of titles of OAU resolutions: ordinary and ...
Index to the OAU resolutions, identifying date, resolution number and session, and resolution title.
Organization of African Unity, Organization of African Unity. General Secretariat, 1984
9
The African Union and New Strategies for Development in Africa
nization of African Unity (OAU) formed in 1963. OAU was a statist intergovernmental organization with an overarching mandate for the liberation of the continent. By 1999, the processes had begun for the winding down of the OAU. The 1999 ...
Said Adejumobi, Adebayo O. Olukoshi, 2008
10
Perspectives on the Oau/Au and Conflict Management in Africa
A three way co publication between the Development Policy Management Forum in Addis Ababa, the African Centre for Applied Research and Training in Social Development, and the Community of the Sahel Saharan States in Libya presenting a pan ...
Abdalla Bujra, Hussein Solomon, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OAU»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term OAU is used in the context of the following news items.
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Court remands 45-year-old woman for alleged fraud
Amina, who stays at OAU Quarters in the Maitama area of Abuja, was arraigned on a three-count charge of criminal conspiracy, criminal breach ... «DailyPost Nigeria, Jul 15»
2
The untold story of Sarah Kyolaba Amin
The second wedding held at Nile Mansion coincided with the July 28-August 1, 1975 Organisation of African Unity (OAU) summit when the ... «New Vision, Jul 15»
3
ERC Condemns Closure of OAU, Demands Owed Pay And Better …
The Education Rights Campaign (ERC) has condemned the closure of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Ile-Ife in Osun State under the ... «SaharaReporters.com, Jul 15»
4
Strategic Investment and Engagement in Africa: Theory or Practice?
... and regional and continental security, marked the end of the historical era defined by the Organization of African Unity (OAU) whose primary ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
5
Obama's Historic Visit to Ethiopia: A Larger Perspective
Author George Breitman captures Malcolm X's enthusiasm following the passing of his resolution at the 1964 OAU Summit in Cairo quoting him ... «Tadias Magazine, Jul 15»
6
From Barracks To Royalty: 6 Prominent Ex-Military Officers Now …
From 1981 to 1982, he served in 245 Recce Battalion for OAU Peacekeeping Force in Chad Republic. Similarly, from 1987 to 1988, he was ... «Leadership Newspapers, Jul 15»
7
Protests, As UNILAG Raises Cut-Off Mark
Aside from UNILAG, other federal universities said to have increased their cut-off point from 200 to 250 are Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
8
Nigerian Students Role In The Continuity Of Democracy
... Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU), and Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) etc. have staged protests and demonstrations against increases ... «NAIJ.COM, Jul 15»
9
Nigeria warns against online degrees
oau The National Universities Commission, NUC, on Thursday called on Nigerians to stop patronising online universities and other degree ... «NigerianReviews, Jul 15»
10
Why Nigeria Should Think of Itself As Central African
... difficulties - and after Hissène Habré, backed by France and the US, seized power in June 1982 - Nigeria and the OAU force withdrew. «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»

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