Definition of NGO in English:

NGO

noun

  • A non-profit organization that operates independently of any government, typically one whose purpose is to address a social or political issue.

    ‘thousands of people have been displaced, seeking refuge at police stations, churches, and temporary accommodation set up by NGOs’
    ‘campaigns headed by Greenpeace and other NGOs’

Origin

1940s: abbreviation of non-governmental organization.

Pronunciation:

NGO

/ˌɛnˌdʒiːˈəʊ/