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APEC

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/ ˈeɪ pɛk /
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noun
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation: an association that promotes economic growth and free trade among member states that border the Pacific Ocean.
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Origin of APEC

First recorded in 1989
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British Dictionary definitions for APEC

APEC
/ (ˈeɪpɛk) /

n acronym for
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
(in Canada) Atlantic Provinces Economic Council
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