Red Crescent


Red Crescent
a) A branch of the Red Cross that operates in Muslim countries.
b) The symbol of this branch.

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  • Red Crescent — ► NOUN ▪ a national branch in Muslim countries of the International Movement of the Red Cross and the Red Crescent …   English terms dictionary

  • Red Crescent — n. a Muslim organization equivalent to the Red Cross: its symbol is a red crescent …   English World dictionary

  • Red Crescent — n the Red Crescent an organization in Muslim countries that helps people who are suffering as a result of war, floods, disease etc …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • red crescent — adjective Usage: usually capitalized R&C : of or relating to the Muslim equivalent of the International Red Cross * * * noun the Red Crescent : an organization in Islamic countries that helps people who are suffering because of a war or natural… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Red Crescent — /rɛd ˈkrɛzənt/ (say red krezuhnt) noun a humanitarian organisation in a Muslim country, performing similar functions to the Red Cross; such societies now incorporated into the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement …   Australian English dictionary

  • Red Crescent — equivalent of the Red Cross in the Moslem world (symbolized by a red crescent on a white field) …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Red Crescent — noun a national branch in Muslim countries of the International Movement of the Red Cross and the Red Crescent …   English new terms dictionary

  • Red Crescent — N PROPER: the N The Red Crescent is an organization in Muslim countries that helps people who are suffering, for example as a result of war, floods, or disease …   English dictionary

  • Red Crescent — Red′ Cres′cent n. an organization functioning as the Red Cross in Muslim countries …   From formal English to slang

  • Red Crescent — an organization functioning as the Red Cross in Muslim countries. * * * …   Universalium


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