Etymology
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hafla (n.)

in reference to belly-dance performance and social gathering, by 1998, from Arabic hafla "party, social or family gathering."

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UNESCO 

acronym from United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, which was created in 1945.

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NATO 

acronym of North Atlantic Treaty Organization, which was set up in 1949.

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anomie (n.)

"absence of accepted social values," 1915, in reference to Durkheim, who gave the word its modern meaning in social theory in French; a reborrowing with French spelling of anomy.

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socialite (n.)

1928, first in "Time" magazine, from social (adj.) in the "pertaining to high society" sense, perhaps as a play on social light, in imitation of words in -ite (1).

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snick (n.)

1962, American English, from common pronunciation of SNCC, initialism (acronym) for "Student Non-violent Co-ordinating Committee," black civil rights organization.

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quango (n.)

1973, acronym for quasi-non-governmental organization (a descriptive phrase attested from 1967). Related: Quangocracy; quangocrat.

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Comintern (n.)

"international organization of the Communist Party," founded 1919, from contraction of Communist International and modeled on Russian Komintern.

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classless (adj.)

1874 in the social sense, "having or belonging to no class," from class (n.) in the "social order" sense + -less. As "lacking the sophistication of high class," by 1979. Related: Classlessly; classlessness.

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insider (n.)

"one in possession of special information by virtue of being within some organization," 1848, from inside (n.) + -er (1). Originally in reference to the stock markets.

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