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2007-08-22 06:18:22

By Kim, Hyuk-Rae The global community is witnessing the growing importance of NGOs in local, national, and international spheres. NGOs increasingly penetrate into what had been an almost exclusive domain of the government.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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