See also: mena, Mena, mená, menà, menâ, měna, and me'na

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Proper nounEdit

MENA

  1. (politics) Initialism of Middle East News Agency (a Cairo-based news agency, established 1955, nationalized and affiliated to the Egyptian Ministry of Information in 1960.)
  2. (politics) Initialism of Middle East and North Africa.
    • 2006 "The MENA region is anything but stable today" (A. H. Cordesman, K. R. Al-Rodhan, The Changing Dynamics of Energy in the Middle East, →ISBN, p. 65)

Usage notesEdit

In use since the 1970s by the IPPF.[1] Used by the World Bank / IMF from about 1980.[2] Often as "MENA Region" or "MENA region". The MENAFATF (or MENA FATF) was established in 2004.

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Middle East, North Africa

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Middle East, North Africa

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NounEdit

MENA m or f (plural MENAS)

  1. (Spain) Acronym of menor extranjero no acompañado (unaccompanied foreign minor).
    • 2019 November 10, Elvira Lindo, “Chiringuitos, inmigrantes, MENAS”, in El País[3]:
      En el autobús, una señora le decía a otra que prefería mil veces un centro de metadona que uno de MENAS (me encanta cómo nos hemos aprendido todos la palabreja).
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    • 2021 January 25, Luis F. Durán, “Dos 'menas' insultan, amenazan y rompen el coche de una educadora que les retiró la paga por inhalar disolvente en el centro de Casa de Campo”, in El Mundo[4]:
      Dos menas del centro de la Casa de Campo insultaron, agredieron y causaron daños en el coche de una educadora del centro que decidió retirarles la paga semanal al incumplir las normas establecidas.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
    • 2021 August 17, Pablo Gómez, “El duro ataque de Vox contra Almeida: “El PP con la izquierda: paguitas a los menas y Madrid Central””, in La Razón[5]: