Definition of Ernest bevin

1. Noun. British labor leader and statesman who played an important role in diplomacy after World War II (1884-1951).

Exact synonyms: Bevin
Generic synonyms: National Leader, Solon, Statesman

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Literary usage of Ernest bevin

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1. Wit and Wisdom: A Public Affairs Miscellany by Colin Bingham (1982)
"ernest bevin Bevin was giving Winston Churchill a reason why ... In his Life and Times of ernest bevin, Sir Alan Bullock says that the train did not provide ..."

2. Renewing the United Nations System by Erskine Childers (1999)
"ernest bevin, Foreign Secretary of the UK, 1945 409 Many NGOs and numerous individual commentators have called for one or another form of popular world ..."

3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1844)
"... Mr. William Kean and Mr. ernest bevin. The arrangement gave Odhams full control of the paper except in regard to its political policy. ..."

4. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"[British Foreign Secretary Ernest] Bevin later commented, “I didn't ought to have sent you to that awful place” —Times Literary Supp., 29 Feb. ..."

5. NATO in the Fifth Decade by Keith Dunn, Stephen Flanagan (1992)
"... Appraisal of Postwar National Securin Policy (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982). p. 42. 2. ernest bevin to George Marshall, 15 December 1947, ..."

6. Entangled Allies: U.S. Policy Toward Greece, Turkey, and Cyprus by Monteagle Stearns (1992)
"This was done by Secretary of State Dean Acheson and Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevin in statements issued before the North Atlantic Treaty was formally ..."

7. India and the United States: Estranged Democracies, 1941-1991 by Dennis Kux (1994)
"... the urging of British Foreign Secretary ernest bevin—discussed Kashmir with Prime Minister Nehru during the UN General Assembly session in Paris. ..."

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