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Becker

[bek-er] /ˈbɛk ər/
noun
1.
Carl Lotus
[loh-tuh s] /ˈloʊ təs/ (Show IPA),
1873–1945, U.S. historian.
2.
George Ferdinand, 1847–1919, U.S. scientist and mathematician.
3.
Howard Paul, 1899–1960, U.S. sociologist.
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  • Spruit nicely down; Mr. Becker not come; can't get across evidently.

  • There roomed next to me in our hotel a German from Vienna named Becker.

    Memoirs Charles Godfrey Leland
  • He abstracted the severed head of Becker on some criminological excuse, and took it home in his official box.

  • Miss Becker waited a few seconds and then picked up the parasol.

    Anderson Crow, Detective George Barr McCutcheon
  • "Emanuel Swedenborg's life was divided into two distinct phases," Becker went on.

British Dictionary definitions for Becker

Becker

/ˈbɛkə/
noun
1.
Boris (ˈbɒrɪs). born 1967, German tennis player: Wimbledon champion 1985, 1986, and 1989: the youngest man ever to win Wimbledon
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