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Asian

MedspeakUK A person who, for the purposes of equal opportunity monitoring, has an Asian ethnic origin, which includes (but is not limited to) British Asians, regardless of where they were raised or educated.
MedspeakUS A person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent, including, for example, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand, and Vietnam.
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As an example, Hollywood representations of Asians as timid translate into real-world stereotypes whereby whites refuse to see Asians as leaders.
But unlike Latinos and Asians of the past, who leaned heavily Democratic, these new citizens are divided equally among parties and express less loyalty, said Angelica Salas, executive director of the immigrants-rights group.
One of the most fascinating elements of the traditional Asian diet is the nutritious benefit of one little bean.
Neither did she feel much connection to her South Asian cultural background.
Overall, 5% of white and Hispanic women, 6% of Asians and 11% of blacks had a low-birth-weight baby.
But everyone is talking about the Asians now, so let's try them out.
Actually, Vatican II was very much dominated by Europeans and some Latin Americans, but few Asians.
This dollar bloc developed in the late 1990s after the Asian financial crisis and did so without the active engagement of the United States.
It wasn't easy being an Asian filmmaker in Toronto last year.
During the SARS outbreak, some persons became fearful or suspicious of all people who looked Asian, regardless of their nationality or actual risk factors for SARS, and expected them to be quarantined.
A Partnership of organizations involved in cancer research, education, policy and advocacy have identified South Asians as a population in need of research and program development in the areas of cancer prevention and control.

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