Definition of pan-American in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌpanəˈmerəkən/


Of, relating to, representing, or involving all the countries of North and South America.
Example sentences
  • An unprecedented pan-American alliance of campaigners has mobilized popular education and protest against the trade agreement, which they see as anti-democratic.
  • This pan-American organization was created in 1990 to bring opposition forces together and to develop common policy initiatives.
  • The vision includes consolidating Mexico's position in a pan-American trading block, but important social improvements are envisaged as well.

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Syllabification: pan-A·mer·i·can

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