Pacific Rim
geographical name the countries bordering on or located in the Pacific Ocean — used especially of Asian countries on the Pacific

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Pacific Rim — Paˌcific ˈRim noun the Pacific Rim ECONOMICS the countries and states that border the Pacific Ocean, such as Japan, Australia, and the west coast of the US, considered as an economic group Pacific Rim adjective [only before a noun] : • Pacific… …   Financial and business terms

  • Pacific Rim — noun 1. The coastal regions around the Pacific Ocean 2. The countries of these regions • • • Main Entry: ↑pacify * * * noun the Pacific Rim : a group of countries that are in or next to the Pacific Ocean used especially of Asian countries on the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pacific Rim — 1. the coastal regions bordering the Pacific Ocean 2. the countries of these regions, esp. with respect to their trade relations, political alliances, etc. with each other * * * …   Universalium

  • Pacific Rim — 1. the coastal regions bordering the Pacific Ocean 2. the countries of these regions, esp. with respect to their trade relations, political alliances, etc. with each other …   English World dictionary

  • Pacific Rim — The Pacific Rim refers to the countries and cities located around the edge of the Pacific Ocean. There are many economic centers around the Pacific Rim, such as Auckland, Busan, Brisbane, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Lima, Los Angeles, Manila,… …   Wikipedia

  • Pacific Rim — A geographic area surrounding the edges of the Pacific Ocean. The Pacific Rim covers the western shores of North America and South America, Australia, eastern Asia and the islands of the Pacific. Much of the world s shipping goes through the… …   Investment dictionary

  • Pacific Rim — Pa.cific Rim n the Pacific Rim (countries) the countries around the Pacific Ocean, such as Japan, Australia, and the west coast of the US, considered as an economic group …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Pacific Rim — noun the Pacific Rim (countries) the countries or parts of countries that border the Pacific Ocean, such as Japan, Australia, and the west coast of the US, considered as an economic group …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Pacific Rim — See: the Pacific Rim …   English dictionary

  • Pacific Rim — Pacif′ic Rim′ n. geg the group of countries bordering on the Pacific Ocean, esp. the industrialized nations of Asia …   From formal English to slang

  • Pacific rim — /pəsɪfɪk ˈrɪm/ (say puhsifik rim) noun a grouping of countries with shared political and environmental interests, comprising those countries which border the Pacific Ocean …   Australian English dictionary

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