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Bennett

[ben-it] /ˈbɛn ɪt/
noun
1.
(Enoch) Arnold, 1867–1931, English novelist.
2.
Floyd, 1890–1928, U.S. aviator.
3.
James Gordon, 1795–1872, U.S. journalist.
4.
Richard Bedford, 1870–1947, Canadian statesman: prime minister 1930–35.
5.
Robert Russell, 1894–1981, U.S. composer and conductor.
6.
Tony (Anthony Dominick Benedetto) born 1926, U.S. singer.
7.
William A(ndrew) C(ecil) 1900–79, Canadian political leader: premier of British Columbia 1952–72.
8.
Also, Bennet. a male given name, form of Benedict.
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British Dictionary definitions for Bennett

Bennett

/ˈbɛnɪt/
noun
1.
Alan. born 1934, British actor and playwright. His plays include Forty Years On (1968), The Old Country (1977), The Madness of George III (1991), The History Boys (2004), and the monologues for television Talking Heads (1987, 1998)
2.
(Enoch) Arnold. 1867–1931, British novelist, noted for The Old Wives' Tale (1908), Clayhanger (1910), and other works set in the Staffordshire Potteries
3.
James Gordon. 1837–1931, US newspaper editor, born in Scotland. He founded (1835) the New York Herald and introduced techniques of modern news reporting
4.
Jill. 1931–90, British actress
5.
Richard Bedford, 1st Viscount. 1870–1947, Canadian Conservative statesman; prime minister (1930–35)
6.
Sir Richard Rodney. born 1936, British composer, noted for film music and his operas The Mines of Sulphur (1965) and Victory (1970)
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