Tuesday, December 01, 2009

 

Dictionary Corner # 54

Quango – noun (pl. quangos) Brit., chiefly derogatory

A semi-public administrative organisation that receives financial support from the government, which makes senior appointments to it.

- ORIGIN from the initial letters of quasi (or quasi-autonomous) non-governmental organisation.

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