(noun), American + Asian
человек смешанного происхождения — американского и азиатского

Англо-русский словарь. Современные тенденции в словообразовании. Контаминанты. — М. : Флинта : Наука. . 2009.

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  • Amerasian — [am΄ər ā′zhən] n. [ AMER(ICAN) + ASIAN] a person of both American and Asian descent, esp. the child of a U.S. serviceman and an Asian woman adj. 1. both American and Asian [an Amerasian child] 2. of or for Amerasians …   English World dictionary

  • Amerasian — 1966, noun and adjective, from AMERICAN (Cf. American) + ASIAN (Cf. Asian); coined in reference to children fathered by U.S. servicemen stationed in Asia during the Cold War …   Etymology dictionary

  • Amerasian — In its original meaning, an Amerasian is a person born in Asia, to a U.S. military father and an Asian mother. Colloquially, the term has sometimes been considered synonymous with Asian American, to describe any person of mixed Asian and American …   Wikipedia

  • Amerasian — 1. noun a person of mixed American and Asian parentage, especially if their father was an American serviceman or temporary resident stationed in Asia I am an Amerasian, why am I not allowed to stay here legally? Why do you try to keep me out, why …   Wiktionary

  • Amerasian — [[t]əme̱re͟ɪʒ(ə)n[/t]] Amerasians N COUNT People who have one American parent and one Asian parent are sometimes referred to as Amerasians. ...discrimination against Amerasians in Vietnam. ADJ Amerasian is also an adjective. Amerasian boy… …   English dictionary

  • Amerasian — [ˌamə reɪʃ(ə)n, ʒ(ə)n] adjective having one American and one Asian parent. noun an Amerasian person …   English new terms dictionary

  • amerasian — ¦amərˌ noun Usage: capitalized Etymology: Amer + Asian : a person of mixed American and Asian descent ; especially : one fathered by an American and especially an American serviceman in Asia • amerasian adjective, usually capitalized …   Useful english dictionary

  • Amerasian — noun Etymology: American + Asian Date: 1953 a person of mixed American and Asian descent; especially one fathered by an American and especially an American serviceman in Asia …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Amerasian — /am euh ray zheuhn, sheuhn/, n. 1. the offspring of an American and an Asian, esp. one whose father is American. adj. 2. of mixed American and Asian descent. Also, Amer Asian. [1950 55; AMER(ICAN) + ASIAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • Amerasian — Am|er|a|sian [ˌæməˈreıʒən, ʃən] n [Date: 1900 2000; Origin: American + Asian] someone who has one American parent and one Asian parent →↑Asian American …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Amerasian — Am|er|a|sian [ ,æmə reıʒn ] noun count someone who has one parent from the U.S. and one parent from Asia ╾ Am|er|a|sian adjective …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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