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Beveridge

[bev-er-ij, bev-rij] /ˈbɛv ər ɪdʒ, ˈbɛv rɪdʒ/
noun
1.
Albert Jeremiah, 1862–1927, U.S. senator and historian.
2.
Sir William Henry, 1879–1963, English economist.
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  • “But there is nothing the matter with me,” Mr. Beveridge had urged.

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  • "Mr. Beveridge amuses me—distinctly amuses me," she retorted.

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  • “You will certainly have to cut off our rations a bit, Mr. Beveridge,” Will Martyn said one day as they finished dinner.

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  • Young Mr. Beveridge is coming, but we want a couple more hands.

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  • Mr. Beveridge and Horace walked about for some time, and then returned on board.

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  • “I think that will be a very good plan,” Mr. Beveridge agreed.

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  • “I have every hope that the treaty will be respected,” Mr. Beveridge wrote.

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  • Maybe you are right, Mr. Beveridge, though I did not look at it in that light before.

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  • Mr. Beveridge, sanctioned in his courtship by Julius Marston, was not especially worried by any inferences from that soft glance.

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British Dictionary definitions for Beveridge

Beveridge

/ˈbɛvərɪdʒ/
noun
1.
William Henry, 1st Baron Beveridge. 1879–1963, British economist, whose Report on Social Insurance and Allied Services (1942) formed the basis of social-security legislation in Britain
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