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Nielsen

[neel-suh n] /ˈnil sən/
noun
1.
Carl August
[kahrl ou-goo st] /kɑrl ˈaʊ gʊst/ (Show IPA),
1865–1931, Danish composer.
2.
Informal. Nielsen rating.
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Nielsen

/ˈniːlsən; Danish ˈnelsən/
noun
1.
Carl (August) (karl). 1865–1931, Danish composer. His works include six symphonies and the opera Masquerade (1906)
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Nielsen
in ref. to popularity ratings of TV and radio programs, 1951, from Arthur Clarke Nielsen, founder of A.C. Nielsen Co., which evaluates viewership based on samplings of receiving sets.
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