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A·sian A·mer·i·can

also A·sian-A·mer·i·can  (ā′zhən-ə-mĕr′ĭ-kən)
A US citizen or resident of Asian ancestry. See Usage Note at Amerasian.

A′sian-A·mer′i·can adj.
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1. an American born in Asia or of Asian descent.
2. of or pertaining to Asian-Americans or their culture.
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A. ADJasiático-americano
B. Nasiático-americano/a m/f
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nAmerikaner(in) m(f)asiatischer Herkunft
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Harvard University faces accusations that it discriminates against Asian-American applicants.
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In simple terms, an Asian-American (and the lawsuits include Korean, Chinese, Pakistani and Indian students) who has a perfect SAT score, was at the top of her class, excelled at a sport and showed leadership potential during her high school career can be rejected on the basis that she did not seem 'likeable' in the interview.
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Malaysian filmmaker Bradley Liew's 'Singing in Graveyards' and Japanese director Kohki Hasei's 'Blanka' will be shown at the CAAMFest, considered the 'largest showcase for new Asian-American and Asian films' in the United States.
But there is also a fairly startling--and growing--achievement gap between white students and Asian-American students, and it can't be chalked up to family income or education (e.g., Hsin & Xie, 2014).
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"The pool of highly-qualified Asian-American college applicants has doubled.

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