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(ā`sə), in the Bible, king of Judah, son and successor of Abijah. He was a good king, zealous in his extirpation of idols. When Baasha of Israel took Ramah (a few miles N of Jerusalem), Asa bought the help of Benhadad of Damascus and recaptured Ramah. His son Jehoshaphat succeeded him.

American National Standards Institute

An independent organization of trade associations, technical societies, professional groups, and consumer organizations; establishes and publishes standards; formerly known as the United States of America Standards Institute (USASI or ASI), and previously as the American Standards Association (ASA).


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Several consumers approached the Advertising Standards Authority with the complaint that the advertisement suggested that drinking the beer made the man brave enough to tell the woman the he did not like the dress she had just bought.
BILLBOARDS bearing the slogan "Who Says Nothing Good Ever Came out of America" are causing offence across Birmingham, the Advertising Standards Authority says.
It breached five rules set out in the TV advertising code, the Advertising Standards Authority found.
Almost 200 people complained to the Advertising Standards Authority after receiving a fake crime scene dossier in the post.
THE Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has rejected a complaint from the Salt Manufacturers' Association about a new public health campaign.
The order by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) followed a complaint against an advert promoting cheap flights to France which included the name Lyon in small letters under the airport destination of St.
The UK Advertising Standards Authority has published a new decision that will require companies to check for explicit consent before using a marketing list for an e-mail campaign.
THE Advertising Standards Authority have asked for a number of ads to be removed from our screens.
RYANAIR boss Michael O'Leary is heading for another showdown with the Advertising Standards Authority after launching his most astonishing advertising campaign yet.
Complaints to the Advertising Standards Authority said the poster trivialised serious crime and encouraged irresponsible drinking.

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