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Bernstein

[burn-stahyn, -steen] /ˈbɜrn staɪn, -stin/
noun
1.
Leonard, 1918–90, U.S. conductor, composer, and pianist.
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  • I'll see Bernstein right away and ask him if he wants to renew the lease.

    Otherwise Phyllis Meredith Nicholson
  • If you don't tackle it, I'll throw Bernstein out and take it up myself.

    Otherwise Phyllis Meredith Nicholson
  • I've had a talk with the physician who was called in—Dr. Bernstein.

    The Third Degree

    Charles Klein and Arthur Hornblow
  • Dr. Bernstein says the police forced it out of his tired brain.

    The Third Degree

    Charles Klein and Arthur Hornblow
  • Mr. Bernstein, surely here is a veiled allusion to—yes, I thought so.

    The Schoolmistress Arthur W. Pinero
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Bernstein

/ˈbɜːnstaɪn; -stiːn/
noun
1.
Leonard. 1918–90, US conductor and composer, whose works include The Age of Anxiety (1949), the score of the musical West Side Story (1957), and Mass (1971)
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