Meaning of “the Pacific Rim” in the English Dictionary

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"the Pacific Rim" in British English

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the Pacific Rimnoun

uk /pəˌsɪf.ɪk ˈrɪm/ us /pəˌsɪf.ɪk ˈrɪm/

the countries on the edge of the Pacific Ocean such as Japan, Australia, and the West coast of the US:

We supply systems for clients on the Pacific Rim.

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

"the Pacific Rim" in Business English

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the Pacific Rimnoun [ S ]

uk us 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.

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