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Asian American and Pacific Islander: a group designation for Americans with ancestry in Asia or the Pacific Islands: the AAPI community; AAPI college students;AAPIs in the workforce.
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Origin of AAPI
First recorded in 1980–85
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How to use AAPI in a sentence
The study–conducted in New York, New Jersey, and Virginia–is actually of Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPI).