Meaning of “ASEAN” in the English Dictionary

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"ASEAN" in British English

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ASEANnoun

uk /əˈziː.ən/ us /əˈziː.ən/

abbreviation for Association of Southeast Asian Nations

(Definition of “ASEAN” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"ASEAN" in Business English

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ASEANnoun

/əˈziːən/ uk us

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.

(Definition of “ASEAN” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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