Chiefly Brit. a public advisory and administrative organization, as a board, composed of private citizens appointed by the government which provides funds for operation
Origin of quangoqu(asi-)a(utonomous) n(on)g(overnmental) o(rganization)
An organization or agency that is financed by a government but that acts independently of it.
Origin of quangoqua(si) n(on-)g(overnmental) o(rganization).