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  1. Association of Southeast Asian Nations.
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n acronym for
  1. Association of Southeast Asian Nations
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initialism for Association of South-East Asian Nations, formed 1967 by Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand; since expanded to 10 nations.

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