Pacific Rim

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Pacific Rim

The countries and landmasses surrounding the Pacific Ocean, often considered as a socioeconomic region.

Pacific rim

n
(Commerce) the regions, countries, etc, that lie on the shores of the Pacific Ocean, esp in the context of their developing manufacturing capacity and consumer markets

Pacif′ic Rim′


n.
the group of countries bordering on the Pacific Ocean, esp. the industrialized nations of Asia.
Translations

Pacific Rim

nbassin m du Pacifique
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The TPP includes 12 Pacific-rim nations with the exception of China, and the Obama Administration has been a major proponent of the deal.
The US, Japan and 10 other Pacific-Rim nations recently reached a final agreement regional trade accord the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
The second measure will be the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, a proposed trade agreement involving the United States, Japan, Vietnam, Canada, Mexico and seven other Pacific-rim nations.

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