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NPO may refer to:

  • Non-profit organization
  • Nil per os (NPO), Latin for a medical instruction meaning to withhold food and fluids from a patient for various reasons, a shorthand medical term that means "nothing by mouth"
  • NPO, the Nederlandse Publieke Omroep (Netherlands Public Broadcasting) organization.
  • NPO UK Ltd. was a company which had stationery and book shops around Northern Ireland. However the company was recently bought over by Eason & Son N.I. Ltd.
  • The Nederlandse Padvinders Organisatie (Netherlands Pathfinder Organisation), one of the Scouting organisiations that evolved into the national Scouting organisation of the Netherlands, Scouting Nederland.
  • Научно-производственное объединение (Scientific Production Organization), Russian acronym (for example, NPO Lavochkin)

Not to be confused with: NP0 (ends in a zero), a capacitor dielectric material. A non-profit organization (abbreviated NPO, or non-profit or not-for-profit) is an organization whose primary objective is to support an issue or matter of private interest or public concern for non-commercial purposes, without concern for monetary profit. ... Nil per os (also Non/Nulla Per Os) (NPO) is Latin for a medical instruction meaning to withhold oral food and fluids from a patient for various reasons (verbatim it translates: nothing through the mouth). In the UK it is translated as Nil By Mouth (NBM). ... Latin was the language originally spoken in the region around Rome called Latium. ... The logo of the Netherlands Public Broadcasting. ... Eason & Son (or Easons as it is more commonly known) is a group involved in the wholesale, distribution and retail of newspapers, magazines, books, stationery and cards in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. ... Scouting Nederland is the national Scout organisation of The Netherlands with approximately 78,000 member Scouts and Guides, around 35,000 adult members (leaders and non-leaders), as of 2005. ... Lavochkin is: a Soviet aircraft design bureau (design office prefix La), now extinct, named for its head designer, Semyon Lavochkin; a generic name for airplanes designed by that bureau (see Semyon Lavochkin for list). ... This page meets Wikipedias criteria for speedy deletion. ... See Capacitor (component) for a discussion of specific types. ... A dielectric is a physical model commonly used to describe how an electric field behaves inside a material. ...

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The questionnaire of NPO 2001 was similar to the one used in NPO 1997.
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