ASEAN

A loose economic and geopolitical affiliation that includes Singapore, Brunei, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines, Indonesia, and Vietnam. Future members are likely to include Burma, Laos, and Cambodia. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary
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Association of South-East Asian Nations - the members of the association are: Brunei Darussalam; Indonesia; Malaysia; the Philippines; Singapore; Thailand; Laos; Cambodia and Vietnam. HM Customs & Revenue Glossary

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ASEAN ASEAN [ˈæsiˌæn] noun
ORGANIZATIONS Association of South East Asian Nations; a political and economic group of countries formed in 1967 which now has 10 members including Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam

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   Association of South East Asian Nations, which aims to enhance economic progress and increase stability in the region. Members are Brunei, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
   ■ www.aseansec.org

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ASEAN UK US /əˈziːən/ noun
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.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • ASEAN — 〈Abk. für engl.〉 Association of South East Asian Nations, Vereinigung südostasiatischer Staaten * * * ASEAN [ a:zean , æsɪæn ], die [Kurzwort aus engl. Association of South East Asian Nations]: Vereinigung südostasiatischer Staaten zur Förderung… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • ASEAN — acronyme pour Association des nations du Sud Est asiatique …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • ASEAN — sigla ES ingl. Association of South East Asian Nations, associazione delle nazioni dell Asia del Sud Est …   Dizionario italiano

  • ASEAN — 〈Abk. für engl.〉 Association of South East Asian Nations (Vereinigung südostasiatischer Staaten) …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • ASEAN — Association of South East Asian Nations an association whose aim is to encourage the economic development of southeast Asia. Its members are Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, Vietnam, Brunei, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, and the Philippines …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ASEAN — [ æsi,æn ] Association of Southeast Asian Nations: an organization of countries for increasing trade and development in Southeast Asia …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • ASEAN — acronym for Association of South East Asian Nations, formed 1967 by Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand; since expanded to 10 nations …   Etymology dictionary

  • ASEAN — (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) association between countries in southeastern Asia which was established to promote economic cooperation peace and cultural development …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ASEAN — die; = Association of South East Asian Nations (Vereinigung südostasiatischer Staaten) …   Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

  • ASEAN — [ä′sē än΄] abbrev. Association of Southeast Asian Nations …   English World dictionary

  • ASEAN — nbsp Verband Südostasiatischer Nationen ASEAN Flagge der ASEAN …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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