HyperDic: asean

English > 1 sense of the word ASEAN:
NOUNgroupASEAN, Association of Southeast Asian Nationsan association of nations dedicated to economic and political cooperation in southeastern Asia and who joined with the United States to fight against global terrorism
ASEAN > pronunciation
Soundsae.zey'ahn; ahziy'ahn; ey'eh'siy'ey'eh'n
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
again ... Zen: 37 rhymes with ehn...
English > ASEAN: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningAn association of nations dedicated to economic and political cooperation in southeastern Asia and who joined with the United States to fight against global terrorism.
SynonymAssociation of Southeast Asian Nations
MembersBrunei, Negara Brunei DarussalamA sultanate in northwestern Borneo
Cambodia, Kingdom of Cambodia, KampucheaA nation in southeastern Asia
Indonesia, Republic of Indonesia, Dutch East IndiesA republic in southeastern Asia on an archipelago including more than 13,000 islands
Laos, Lao People's Democratic RepublicA mountainous landlocked communist state in southeastern Asia
Malaysia, Federation of MalaysiaA constitutional monarchy in southeastern Asia on Borneo and the Malay Peninsula
Myanmar, Union of Burma, BurmaA mountainous republic in southeastern Asia on the Bay of Bengal
Philippines, Republic of the PhilippinesA republic on the Philippine Islands
Singapore, Republic of SingaporeA country in southeastern Asia on the island of Singapore
Thailand, Kingdom of Thailand, SiamA country of southeastern Asia that extends southward along the Isthmus of Kra to the Malay Peninsula
Vietnam, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Viet Nam, AnnamA communist state in Indochina on the South China Sea
BroaderassociationA formal organization of people or groups of people
SpanishASEAN
CatalanAssociació de Nacions del Sud-est Asiàtic

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