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Ricardo

[ri-kahr-doh] /rɪˈkɑr doʊ/
noun
1.
David, 1772–1823, English economist.
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  • No, my son, it is your good Padre Ricardo, come to console you.

    Captain Brand of the "Centipede"

    H. A. (Henry Augustus) Wise
  • "It was not difficult," continued Ricardo, after eyeing Schomberg fixedly for a moment.

    Victory Joseph Conrad
  • Ricardo hitched up his chair and settled his elbow afresh on the table.

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  • The morals of Mr. Ricardo seemed to him to be pretty much the morals of a cat.

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  • "It isn't much of a lay—that's a fact," admitted Ricardo unexpectedly.

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British Dictionary definitions for Ricardo

Ricardo

/rɪˈkɑːdəʊ/
noun
1.
David. 1772–1823, British economist. His main work is Principles of Political Economy and Taxation (1817)
Derived Forms
Ricardian, adjective, noun
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