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[hyoo-stuh n or, often, yoo-] /ˈhyu stən or, often, ˈyu-/
John, 1906–87, U.S. film director and writer.
his father, Walter, 1884–1950, U.S. actor, born in Canada. Unabridged
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  • Mr. Huston kept for years an intelligence office in New York.

  • Huston is no worse than some of the rest of us, only he hasn't a sense of shame.

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  • The reputation of this old house was fully maintained while under the control of Huston Todd.

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  • The bride calmly turned her back upon the groom and engaged Huston in a lively conversation.

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British Dictionary definitions for Huston


John. 1906–87, US film director. His films include The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1947), for which he won an Oscar, The African Queen (1951), The Man Who Would Be King (1975), Prizzi's Honour (1985), and The Dead (1987)
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