Definition of Quango

1. Noun. A quasi nongovernmental organization; an organization that is financed by the government yet acts independently of the government.

Exact synonyms: Quasi-ngo
Generic synonyms: Organisation, Organization



Definition of Quango

1. Noun. (U.K.) An organization that, although financed by a government, acts independently of it. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Quango

1. a public administrative board [n -GOS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quango

qualtagh
quamash
quamashes
quamoclit
quandang
quandangs
quandaries
quandary
quandies
quandong
quandong nut
quandong tree
quandongs
quandry
quandy
quango (current term)
quangocracies
quangocracy
quangocrat
quangocrats
quangos
quannet
quannets
quant
quant fund
quant funds
quant pole
quant poles
quanta
quantal

Literary usage of Quango

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1. Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa: Including a Sketch of by David Livingstone (1858)
"Valley of the quango. — Bamboo. — White Lame used as Food. ... The River quango. — Chiefs mode of dressing his Hair. — Opposition. ..."

2. Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa: Including a Sketch of by David Livingstone (1858)
"Valley of the quango. — Bamboo. — White Larvae used as Food. ... The River quango. — Chiefs mode of dressing his Hair.— Opposition. ..."

3. Catalogue of the African Plants by William Philip Hiern, Alfred Barton Rendle, Friedrich Martin Josef Welwitsch (1898)
"hemispherical elevation, on which the achene is seated, in each depression. In marshy beds of reeds and reed-maces on the right bank of the river quango and ..."

4. The Personal Life of David Livingstone... Chiefly from His Unpublished by William Garden Blaikie (1881)
"... fever—At the quango —Attachment of followers—"The good time coming"—Portuguese settlements—Great kindness of the Portuguese—Arrives at Loanda—Received ..."

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