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[burn-stahyn, -steen] /ˈbɜrn staɪn, -stin/
Leonard, 1918–90, U.S. conductor, composer, and pianist. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • At this point, Dr. Bernstein, who had been an attentive listener, bent eagerly forward.

    The Third Degree Charles Klein and Arthur Hornblow
  • I'll see Bernstein right away and ask him if he wants to renew the lease.

    Otherwise Phyllis Meredith Nicholson
  • Slipping into the ditch, the old scout told the others to lie low, while he and Bernstein surveyed the situation.

    Boys of The Fort Ralph Bonehill
  • Mr. Bernstein, surely here is a veiled allusion to—yes, I thought so.

    The Schoolmistress Arthur W. Pinero
  • That little coup of Tunbridge was played by the Aunt Bernstein with excellent skill.

    The Virginians William Makepeace Thackeray
British Dictionary definitions for Bernstein


/ˈbɜːnstaɪn; -stiːn/
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)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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