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Advertising Standards Authority

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(abbreviation: ASA)

Definition of Advertising Standards Authority in English:

(In the UK) an independent regulatory body set up in 1962 to monitor standards within advertising and to ensure that advertisements comply with the requirement that they be legal, decent, honest, and truthful.

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ACAS Amex ASA Camorra College of Arms

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Pronunciation: ˈtɛnɪbrəs
adjective
dark; shadowy or obscure