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Olivier

[oh-liv-ee-ey] /oʊˈlɪv iˌeɪ/
noun
1.
Laurence (Kerr)
[kur;; British kahr,, kair] /kɜr;; British kɑr,, kɛər/ (Show IPA),
(Baron Olivier of Brighton) 1907–89, English actor and director.
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  • Olivier thought this a capital opportunity for introducing his little joke.

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  • He found the former commissary of police at table, in the company of Olivier and Suzanne.

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  • As he spoke, Olivier looked at him fixedly, and with so straight a glance that he terrified him.

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  • Had Olivier and his father the least suspicion, it would have been dispelled at once by this testimony.

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  • "Your tears will not restore your son to you," sententiously observed Olivier.

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Olivier

/əˈlɪvɪˌeɪ/
noun
1.
Laurence (Kerr), Baron Olivier of Brighton. 1907–89, English stage, film, and television actor and director: director of the National Theatre Company (1961–73): films include the Shakespeare adaptations Henry V (1944), Hamlet (1948), and Richard III (1956)
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