Definition of Security Council in US English:

Security Council

proper noun

  • A permanent body of the United Nations seeking to maintain peace and security. It consists of fifteen members, of which five (China, France, Russia, the UK, and the US) are permanent and have the power of veto. The other members are elected for two-year terms.


Security Council

/səˈkyo͝orədē ˌkounsəl//səˈkjʊrədi ˌkaʊnsəl/