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See also: Appendix:Variations of "nato"
- Acronym of .
- 1951 October 5, Activities in Europe Concerned with Material Support of NATO and MDAP, Office of the Secretary of Defense, page 23:
- On the other hand, one still would have to note that relations between NATO in London and OSR in Paris were still not as closely integrated as might be desired, and that the power of decision, especially on industrial and financial matters, still was not centered in one place in the NATO.
- 1964, Harry S. Truman, 0:18 from the start, in MP2002-479 Former President Truman Recalls Negotiating With DeGaulle and France after WWII, Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum, National Archives Identifier: 595162:
- Yes, France is geographically situated in a key position so far as Western Europe is concerned. They are really the bridge between Germany, Spain and Italy. And it was necessary to have a NATO organization that was unified and France was a necessary member of that organization.
- 1971, Lyndon Johnson, “Strengthening the Atlantic Community”, in The Vantage Point, Holt, Reinhart & Winston, →ISBN, →LCCN, →OCLC, pages 305–306:
- What concerned me most about De Gaulle's decision was that it threatened the unity of NATO, which had been so carefully developed over two decades. NATO was essential to the security of Europe and the United States. I was convinced that the stronger and more unified we were, the more incentive the Soviets and their Warsaw Pact allies would have to work with us in solving outstanding problems and differences.
- 2001 January 4, Garry Kasparov, “The Russian President Trades on Fear”, in The Wall Street Journal, →ISSN, →OCLC, archived from the original on 09 January 2015, International:
- President Putin's KGB roots have sadly informed a style of governance that is neither reformist nor particularly democratic. The common thread throughout his domestic and foreign policies is his effort to trade on fear -- the fears of Russians that their country is under attack from hostile external forces (Chechens, NATO or free marketeers); and the fears of Westerners that if not for a strong, pragmatic leader, Russia will again become unruly, unstable and potentially aggressive.
- 2007, Joe Biden, Promises to Keep, New York: Random House, published 2008, →ISBN, →LCCN, →OCLC, page 297:
- In the week since I’d seen him in the Oval Office, Bush had done well in Europe.[...]He’d made a strong statement on the expansion of NATO. “I believe in membership,” the president had said, “for all of Europe’s democracies that seek it and are ready to share the responsibilities that NATO brings.” […] The president had even gone out of his way to reassure Putin that he had nothing to fear from the enlargement of NATO, which would not include Russia.
- Although a definite article usually precedes North Atlantic Treaty Organization, as an acronym the article can be either present (the NATO) or absent (NATO), with the latter being much more common.
- → Arabic: ناتو (nātō)
- → Bengali: ন্যাটো (nêṭō), নেটো (neṭō)
- → Finnish: Nato, NATO; nato
- → German: NATO, Nato
- → Hebrew: נאט״ו (nat"o)
- → Hindi: नैटो (naiṭo)
- → Japanese: NATO
- → Korean: 나토 (nato)
- → Polish: NATO
- → Portuguese: NATO
- → Russian: НА́ТО (NÁTO)
- → Swedish: Nato, NATO
- → Telugu: నాటో (nāṭō)
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
- (slang, chiefly Malaysia and Singapore) Acronym of .
- Synonym: all talk and no action
- 1998 May 30, Kicker, “First on Everest are not Singaporeans - Sure or not?”, in soc.culture.malaysia (Usenet):
- turn it off then. don't nato......pressure your government to do that.:)
- “NATO”, in OneLook Dictionary Search.
- “NATO”, in Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, Springfield, Mass.: Merriam-Webster, 1996–present.
- “NATO”, in The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th edition, Boston, Mass.: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016, →ISBN.
- “NATO”, in Collins English Dictionary.
- “NATO” (US) / “NATO” (UK) in Macmillan English Dictionary.
- “NATO” in the Cambridge English Dictionary, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
- NATO in Britannica Dictionary
Declension of NATO [sg-only, feminine]
- NATO on the German Wikipedia.Wikipedia de
- “NATO” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
- “NATO” in Duden online
NATO n (indeclinable)
- NATO in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
- NATO in Polish dictionaries at PWN
- Synonym of