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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 Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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)
Translations of “ASEAN”
in Chinese (Simplified) 东南亚国家联盟…
in Chinese (Traditional) 東南亞國家聯盟…
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