Definition of the NSPCC from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



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the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
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a British charity that has worked to prevent child abuse (= cruel treatment) of all kinds since 1884. It operates a 24-hour national telephone helpline and online service to give help and advice to children and parents, as well as anyone worried about the safety of a child. The NSPCC works closely with social workers, doctors and police officers.