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English definition of “Asian”

Asian

adjective uk   /ˈeɪ.ʒən/ us  
belonging to or related to Asia or its peopleContinents and regions of the worldCountry namesCountry and nation in the US, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, belonging to or related to China, Japan, or countries near them in the UK, belonging to or related to India, Pakistan, or countries near them

Asian

noun [C] uk   /ˈeɪ.ʒən/ us  
someone who comes from the continent of Asia, or a member of a group of people originally from AsiaPeople of specific racial or ethnic backgroundContinents and regions of the worldCountry namesCountry and nation in the US, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, someone from China, Japan, or countries near themPeople of specific racial or ethnic background in the UK, someone from India, Pakistan, or countries near themPeople of specific racial or ethnic background
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