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ASEAN

noun
 
 
/əˈziːən/
ECONOMICS, GOVERNMENT abbreviation for Association of South-East Asian Nations: an organization of ten countries in southeast Asia, started in 1967 with the purpose of encouraging economic growth, and good relationships between countries in the area: The Founding Fathers of ASEAN were Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand.
Translations of “ASEAN”
in Chinese (Traditional) 東南亞國家聯盟…
in Chinese (Simplified) 东南亚国家联盟…
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