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[fawr-ster] /ˈfɔr stər/
E(dward) M(organ) 1879–1970, English novelist. Unabridged
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  • Mr. Forster went to the room, where with other prisoners, John Smith stood, awaiting his removal in the prison van.

    The Coquette's Victim Charlotte M. Braeme
  • They were,” as Mr. Forster wrote, “a host of friends when he had no single friend.

  • Poor Mrs. Forster's agitation was sad to see, and between her and the butler the luckless lad was somehow got from the room.

    John Forster Percy Hethrington Fitzgerald
  • “Where your abode is to be, we do not know,” replied Mr Forster.

    The Billow and the Rock Harriet Martineau
  • Have you come to tell me that Forster is taking unnecessary trouble in this affair?

    Thrice Armed Harold Bindloss
  • She could not stay here another hour, and so she sent word to Mr Forster.

    The Billow and the Rock Harriet Martineau
  • It is not mentioned by Forster among the plants employed in the small islands of the Pacific.

    Origin of Cultivated Plants Alphonse De Candolle
British Dictionary definitions for Forster


E(dward) M(organ). 1879–1970, English novelist, short-story writer, and essayist. His best-known novels are A Room with a View (1908), Howard's End (1910), and A Passage to India (1924), in all of which he stresses the need for sincerity and sensitivity in human relationships and criticizes English middle-class values
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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