[pan-uh-mer-i-kuh-niz-uh m] /ˌpæn əˈmɛr ɪ kəˌnɪz əm/
the idea or advocacy of a political alliance or union of all the countries of North, Central, and South America.
a movement for or the idea or advocacy of close economic, cultural, and military cooperation among the Pan-American countries.
noun 1. a former organization of American republics dedicated to furthering understanding and peace: replaced in 1970 by the secretariat of the Organization of American States. noun 1. the secretariat and major official agency of the Organization of American States
noun, Informal. 1. a technique for changing the aspect ratio of a wide-screen film, usually by selecting the significant section of a screen shot and cropping the sides, so that it can be transmitted for regular-format television.
- Pan and tilt head
noun 1. (films, television) a mounting device on which a camera may be rotated in a horizontal plane (pan) or in a vertical plane (tilt)
[pan-ar-uh-biz-uh m] /ˈpænˈær əˌbɪz əm/ noun 1. the idea or advocacy of a political alliance or union of all the nations. /ˈærəˌbɪzəm/ noun 1. the principle of, support for, or the movement towards Arab political union or cooperation