quango

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK)
  • Hyphenation: quan‧go

Noun[change]

Singular
quango

Plural
quangos

  1. (countable) (UK) A quango is a British term for a public body which runs itself, but is paid for by the government. See devolution.
    English Heritage is a quango because it is paid for by the government, but it manages itself.