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Gates

[geyts] /geɪts/
noun
1.
Horatio, 1728–1806, American Revolutionary general, born in England.
2.
William ("Bill") born 1956, U.S. entrepreneur.
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Gates

/ɡeɪts/
noun
1.
Bill, full name William Henry Gates. born 1955, US computer-software executive and philanthropist; founder (1976) of Microsoft Corporation
2.
Henry Louis. born 1950, US scholar and critic, who pioneered African-American studies in such works as Figures in Black (1987)
3.
Horatio. ?1728–1806, American Revolutionary general: defeated the British at Saratoga (1777)
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William Henry Gates III, Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft, which he co-founded in 1975 with Paul Allen. In 1994 Gates is a billionaire, worth $9.35b and Microsoft is worth about $27b. He was a computer nerd who dropped out of Harvard and one of the first programmers to oppose software piracy ("Open Letter to Hobbyists," Computer Notes, February 3, 1976).
(1995-03-02)
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