[ am-uh-rey-zhuhn, -shuhn ]
/ ˌæm əˈreɪ ʒən, -ʃən /
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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British Dictionary definitions for Amerasian
/ (əˌmɛrˈeɪʃən, əˌmɛrˈeɪʒən) /
a person of mixed American and Asian parentage; used especially to refer to someone with an American father and an Asian mother
of or relating to Amerasians
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