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Beckett

[bek-it] /ˈbɛk ɪt/
noun
1.
Samuel, 1906–1989, Irish playwright and novelist, living in France: Nobel Prize in Literature 1969.
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Beckett

/ˈbɛkɪt/
noun
1.
Margaret Mary. Dame. born 1943, British Labour politician; leader of the House of Commons (1998–2001); secretary of state for environment, food, and rural affairs (2001–2006); foreign secretary (2006– 07)
2.
Samuel (Barclay). 1906–89, Irish dramatist and novelist writing in French and English, whose works portray the human condition as insignificant or absurd in a bleak universe. They include the plays En attendant Godot (Waiting for Godot, 1952), Fin de partie (Endgame, 1957), and Not I (1973) and the novel Malone meurt (Malone Dies, 1951): Nobel prize for literature 1969
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