Asian

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈeɪʒən/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈeɪʒən/ ,USA pronunciation: respellingzhən, āshən)



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
A•sian /ˈeɪʒən/USA pronunciation   adj. 
  1. Language Varietiesof or relating to Asia.

n. [countable]
  1. Language Varietiesa person born or living in Asia.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
A•sian  zhən, āshən),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. Language Varieties, Anthropologyof, belonging to, or characteristic of Asia or its inhabitants.

n. 
  1. Anthropology, Language Varietiesa native of Asia.
  • Greek Asiānós. See Asia, -an
  • Latin Asiānus
  • 1555–65

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
Asian /ˈeɪʃən; ˈeɪʒən/ adj
  1. of or relating to Asia or to any of its peoples or languages
  2. Brit of or relating to natives of the Indian subcontinent or any of their descendants, esp when living in Britain
n
  1. a native or inhabitant of Asia or a descendant of one
  2. Brit a native of the Indian subcontinent or a descendant of one
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