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- n. an organization that is not part of the local or state or federal government
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GRAVIS, a nongovernmental organization inspired by Gandhi that works with Rajasthani miners, reports that about half of the mineworkers in the state have developed lung disease, such as silicosis.
To resolve this problem before it discombobulates transatlantic e-mail and drives the editors of the International Herald Tribune to distraction, a nongovernmental organization that calls itself ISO has put forward a recommendation.