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ASA British & World English

Advertising Standards Authority

ASA New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

Advertising Standards Authority

Advertising Standards Authority British & World 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

ASA in Advertising Standards Authority British & World 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

Gray, Asa British & World English

(1810–88), American botanist, author of many textbooks which greatly popularized botany. He supported Darwin’s theories at a time when they were anathema to many

Asa Yoelson in Jolson, Al British & World English

(1886–1950), Russian-born American singer, film actor, and comedian; born Asa Yoelson. He made the Gershwin song ‘Swanee’ his trademark, and appeared in the first full-length talking film, The Jazz Singer (1927)

Asa Yoelson in Jolson New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

, Al (1886–1950), Russian-born American singer and actor; born Asa Yoelson

Randolph, A. Philip British & World English

(1889–1979), US labor and civil rights leader; full name Asa Philip Randolph. Believing that unions would benefit African Americans, he founded the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters in 1928 and served as its president until 1968. He was a major organizer of the 1941 and 1963 marches on Washington

Asa Philip Randolph in Randolph, A. Philip British & World English

(1889–1979), US labor and civil rights leader; full name Asa Philip Randolph. Believing that unions would benefit African Americans, he founded the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters in 1928 and served as its president until 1968. He was a major organizer of the 1941 and 1963 marches on Washington