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For the past few years, I was the more visible Asian performer, and I think it gave young girls a kind of role model showing it's possible to actually reach success doing movies.
Joan Chen

Meaning of "Asian" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ASIAN

Asian  [ˈeɪʃən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ASIAN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Asian can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES ASIAN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Asian

Asian refers to anything related to the continent of Asia, especially Asian people. Asian may also refer to: ▪ Asian American ▪ More specific meanings depending on context: ▪ In the Americas, Europe, Australia and New Zealand the term usually refers to people from East Asia or Southeast Asia ▪ In the United Kingdom and some other Commonwealth countries, the term refers more frequently to those from South Asia ▪ Culture of Asia, the culture of the people from Asia ▪ Asian cuisine, food based on the style of food of the people from Asia ▪ Asian, a cat breed similar to the Burmese but in a range of different coat colors and patterns ▪ Asii, a historic Central Asian ethnic group mentioned in Roman-era writings ▪ Asian option, a type of option contract in finance ▪ Asyan, a village in Iran...

Definition of Asian in the English dictionary

The first definition of Asian in the dictionary is of or relating to Asia or to any of its peoples or languages. Other definition of Asian is of or relating to natives of the Indian subcontinent or any of their descendants, esp when living in Britain. Asian is also a native or inhabitant of Asia or a descendant of one.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ASIAN


accreditation
əˌkrɛdɪˈteɪʃən
administration
ədˌmɪnɪˈstreɪʃən
animation
ˌænɪˈmeɪʃən
application
ˌæplɪˈkeɪʃən
association
əˌsəʊsɪˈeɪʃən
certification
ˌsɜːtɪfɪˈkeɪʃən
citation
saɪˈteɪʃən
combination
ˌkɒmbɪˈneɪʃən
communication
kəˌmjuːnɪˈkeɪʃən
confirmation
ˌkɒnfəˈmeɪʃən
conversation
ˌkɒnvəˈseɪʃən
corporation
ˌkɔːpəˈreɪʃən
creation
kriːˈeɪʃən
decoration
ˌdɛkəˈreɪʃən
destination
ˌdɛstɪˈneɪʃən
documentation
ˌdɒkjʊmɛnˈteɪʃən
duration
djʊˈreɪʃən
education
ˌɛdjʊˈkeɪʃən
evaluation
ɪˌvæljʊˈeɪʃən
excitation
ˌɛksɪˈteɪʃən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ASIAN

Ashura
Ashurbanipal
ashy
Asia
Asia Minor
asiago
Asian flu
Asian pear
Asian semi-longhair
Asian shorthair
Asian-American
Asiatic
Asiatic beetle
Asiatic black bear
Asiatic buffalo
Asiatic cholera
aside
aside from
Asimov
Asimovian

WORDS THAT END LIKE ASIAN

Australasian
Bayesian
Belarusian
Cartesian
Caucasian
Elysian
Eurasian
Frisian
Gaussian
Indonesian
Malaysian
Ossian
Parisian
Persian
Polynesian
Prussian
Rhodesian
Russian
Southeast Asian
Tunisian

Synonyms and antonyms of Asian in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Asian» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ASIAN

Find out the translation of Asian to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Asian from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Asian» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

亚洲的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

asiático
570 millions of speakers

English

Asian
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एशियाई
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

آسْيَوِيّ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

азиатский
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

asiático
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

এশিয়ান
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

asiatique
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Asia
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

asiatisch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

アジアの
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

아시아의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Asia
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thuộc châu Á
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஆசிய
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

आशियाई
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Asya
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

asiatico
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

azjatycki
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

азійський
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

asiatic
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ασιατικός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Asiatiese
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

asiatisk
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

asiatisk
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Asian

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ASIAN»

The term «Asian» is very widely used and occupies the 2.303 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ASIAN» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «Asian» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «Asian» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Asian

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10 QUOTES WITH «ASIAN»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Asian.
1
Chloe Bennet
I think it was hard for people to cast me as an ethnic, as an Asian American woman.
2
Lin Biao
In the final analysis, the whole cause of world revolution hinges on the revolutionary struggles of the Asian, African and Latin American people who make up the overwhelming majority of the world's population.
3
Joan Chen
For the past few years, I was the more visible Asian performer, and I think it gave young girls a kind of role model showing it's possible to actually reach success doing movies.
4
Justin Chon
I think that it'd be nice for other Asians to support other Asian artists and help each other instead of pull each other down.
5
Ahmet Davutoglu
Turkey is a European country, an Asian country, a Middle Eastern country, Balkan country, Caucasian country, neighbor to Africa, Black Sea country, Caspian Sea, all these.
6
Bob Diamond
My obligation is to the owners of Barclays, my shareholders. They hired me. People who criticise compensation for individuals in isolation at, say, BarCap, individuals who don't work in the U.K. and are competing with U.S., German or Asian banks, they should look at all these factors.
7
Alan Dundes
Ancestor worship, or filial piety so characteristic of Asian cultures, for example, does not really resonate with Americans who favor children, not grandparents.
8
Jourdan Dunn
I go to castings and see several black and Asian girls, then I get to the show and look around there's just me and maybe one other coloured face.
9
Lisa Edelstein
At work, we have fantastic catering people. They feed the cast and crew all day, and they're sensitive to the needs of picky vegetarians like me. They have delicious salads. I keep mine simple: romaine lettuce, avocado, baked tofu, carrots, tomatoes and Asian dressing.
10
Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj
Many still believe that conducting political and economic reforms at the same time is not an Asian way. But this is a fairy-tale. We broke that old stereotype by reforming our political, economic and social systems concurrently since 1990.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ASIAN»

Discover the use of Asian in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Asian and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Complete Asian Cookbook
A food bible in the tradition of The Joy of Cooking and How to Cook Everything
Charmaine Solomon, 2006
2
Asian American Women and Men: Labor, Laws, and Love
Labor, laws, and love. Yen Le Espiritu explores how racist and gendered labor conditions and immigration laws have affected relations between and among Asian American women and men.
Yen Le Espiritu, 2008
3
East Asian Pop Culture: Analysing the Korean Wave
The contributors analyse the subject of Asian pop culture arranged under three headings: 'Television Industry in East Asia', 'Transnational-Crosscultural Receptions of TV Dramas' and 'Nationalistic reactions'.
Beng Huat Chua, Koichi Iwabuchi, 2008
4
Asian Americans: Contemporary Trends and Issues
Offering a broad overview of the Asian American experience, Asian Americans provides an accessible resource for all students interested in the expanding and important Asian American population.
Pyong Gap Min, 2006
5
Asian Americans and the Media
This volume provides an overview of the complex relationship between Asian Americans and the media.
Kent A. Ono, Vincent Pham, 2009
6
Asian Americans: Personality Patterns, Identity, and Mental ...
This widely adopted text synthesizes an extensive body of research on Asian American personality development, identity, and mental health.
Laura Uba, 2003
7
Asian American Dreams: The Emergence of an American People
An account of the emergence of the Asian American consciousness in the United States explores the history that led to disparate groups of Asians seeing themselves as a single, cohesive ethnic community with political power.
Helen Zia, 2001
8
Asian Americans: Achievement Beyond IQ
This authoritative book shows how the gap between a group's mean IQ and achievement can be precisely measured, and then partitioned between two factors -- an important methodology with potential application for all ethnic groups.
James Robert Flynn, 1991
9
Asian Health Secrets: The Complete Guide to Asian Herbal ...
The author is a herbalist and accupuncturist. From the Hardcover edition.
Letha Hadady, D.Ac., 2011
10
Asian Millenarianism: An Interdisciplinary Study of the ...
This groundbreaking book reexamines the Taiping and the Tonghak movements in 19th-century Asia.
Hong Beom Rhee, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ASIAN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Asian is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Top Asian News at 3:30 pm GMT
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Violinist Won Hyung Joon wants to bring North and South Korean musicians together next month to perform on ... «Yahoo News, Jul 15»
2
Asian Stocks Dip In Reaction To Greek Austerity 'No' Vote
Stocks took a tumble Monday on Asian markets following rejection by Greek voters of demands from international creditors. The effects of the ... «International Business Times, Jul 15»
3
Asian Stocks Slide as Greece 'No' Vote Raises Risk of Euro Exit
Asian stocks fell, with the regional benchmark index set for its biggest drop in more than a year, after Greece voted to reject further austerity. «Bloomberg, Jul 15»
4
India thump Sri Lanka to win South Asian Basketball Championship
Defending champions India notched up an emphatic 93-44 win over Sri Lanka in the finals of 4th South Asian Basketball Championship ... «Firstpost, Jul 15»
5
Asian Bond Risk Rises as Greek Vote Seen Fueling Volatility
Greek voters' rejection of austerity sent ripples through Asian credit markets as bond risk rose. The Markit iTraxx Asia index of credit-default ... «Bloomberg, Jul 15»
6
Asian Markets: New Steps To Calm The Storm
Asian stock markets are facing a make-or-break week following emergency measures unveiled at the weekend designed to prevent a ... «Sky News, Jul 15»
7
Nikkei leads Asian stocks lower, flight to safety on Greece weigh
FXStreet (Mumbai) - Asian equities opened in red in the early Asian and extends their sell-off with the Japanese benchmark, Nikkei leading the ... «FXStreet, Jul 15»
8
European and Asian Markets Fall After Greek Referendum
PARIS — European and Asian stock markets dropped on Monday but did not plunge, as investors reacted with muted dismay to the results of ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
9
Asian-Fusion Voodoo Tuna Sushi Bar Now Open in Lakewood
“We're going to take classic Asian dishes and put an Americanized spin on them,” partner Joe Koskovics explained during the lead-up to ... «Cleveland Scene Weekly, Jul 15»
10
Asian football head lauds confederation after Japan run
SINGAPORE Asian Football Confederation (AFC) president Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa wasted little time in praising the work of his ... «Reuters UK, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Asian [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/asian>. Dec 2019 ».
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