Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “the Pacific Rim”

See all translations

the Pacific Rim

noun [S]
 
 
ECONOMICS
the countries and areas that are on the edge of the Pacific Ocean, especially in East Asia, when they are considered as an economic group: They sell the product for clinical use in Europe, Latin America, and the Pacific Rim.
Translations of “the Pacific Rim”
in Chinese (Traditional) 太平洋沿岸諸國,環太平洋國家…
in Chinese (Simplified) 太平洋沿岸诸国,环太平洋国家…
(Definition of the Pacific Rim from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of the Pacific Rim?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “the Pacific Rim” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

sail

When a boat or a ship sails, it travels on the water.

Word of the Day

Byronic, Orwellian and Darwinian: adjectives from names.

by Liz Walter,
April 15, 2015
Becoming an adjective is a strange kind of memorial, but it is often a sign of a person having had real influence on the world. Science is full of examples, from Hippocrates, the Greek medic born around 460 BC, who gave his name to the Hippocratic Oath still used by doctors today,

Read More 

dumbwalking noun

April 20, 2015
walking slowly, without paying attention to the world around you because you are consulting a smartphone He told me dumbwalking probably wouldn’t be a long-term problem.

Read More