NRA

NRA
noun
a powerful lobby that advocates the right to own and bear arms and rejects any gun regulation by the government
Hypernyms: ↑lobby, ↑pressure group, ↑third house

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1. U.S. Govt. National Recovery Administration: the former federal agency (1933-36) charged with administering the provisions of the National Industrial Recovery Act.
2. National Recreation Area.
3. National Rifle Association.
Also, N.R.A.

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abbrev
1. National Rifle Association
2. National Rivers Authority (now replaced by ↑EA)

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NRA (no periods) or N.R.A.,
1. National Recovery Administration (a United States government agency from 1933 to 1936, established to administer codes of fair competition for industry).
2. National Rifle Association.

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abbr.
National Rifle Association

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abbr
National Rifle Association
◇ The NRA is an organization that is active in supporting the rights of U.S. citizens to own guns.

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NRA 7 [NRA] [ˌen ɑːr ˈeɪ] [ˌen ɑːr ˈeɪ] abbreviation
National Rifle Association (a US organization that supports the right of citizens to own a gun)
 
Culture:
The NRA was established in 1871. Its million members argue that according to the US Constitution people have a right to own guns, and they form a powerful group trying to prevent ↑Congress passing new laws restricting the use of guns.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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