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Bevan

[bev-uh n] /ˈbɛv ən/
noun
1.
Aneurin
[uh-nahy-ruh n] /əˈnaɪ rən/ (Show IPA),
1897–1960, British political leader: minister of health 1945–50.
2.
a male given name.
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British Dictionary definitions for a. bevan

Bevan

/ˈbɛvən/
noun (Austral, informal, derogatory)
1.
a stupid or unfashionable male
2.
an aggressive and surly youth
Word Origin
from the boy's name Bevan

Bevan

/ˈbɛvən/
noun
1.
Aneurin (əˈnaɪərɪn), known as Nye. (1897–1960), British Labour statesman, born in Wales: noted for his oratory. As minister of health (1945–51) he introduced the National Health Service (1948)
Derived Forms
Bevanite, noun, adjective
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