Definition of ASIO in English:

ASIO

  • ‘the application for a warrant can only be made by the head of ASIO’
    • ‘She looked through her documents and surfed the ASIO secured site.’
    • ‘The American political activist was deported after ASIO gave him an adverse security assessment.’
    • ‘The Attorney's already hinted that there might be further changes to the powers of ASIO.’
    • ‘The Australian Federal Police and ASIO are engaged in law enforcement and intelligence information gathering exercises.’
    • ‘The application for a warrant can only be made by the head of ASIO.’
    • ‘Earlier this month, ASIO obtained even more new powers.’
    • ‘ASIO's collection powers were also enhanced.’
    • ‘It's proposed that additional powers be given to ASIO and to the police.’
    • ‘Last night the government's controversial ASIO legislation stalled in the Senate.’
    • ‘ASIO's identification of KGB spy Valeriy Ivanov was a triumph in 1983, but the post-Cold War era has seen ASIO search for a new role.’

Pronunciation

ASIO

/ˈeɪzɪəʊ/