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Sinclair

[sin-klair, sing- or for 1, 2, 4, sin-klair, sing-]
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  1. Harry Ford,1876–1956, U.S. oil businessman: a major figure in the Teapot Dome scandal.
  2. May,1865?–1946, British novelist.
  3. Up·ton (Beall) [uhp-tuh n bel] /ˈʌp tən bɛl/, 1878–1968, U.S. novelist, socialist, and reformer.
  4. a male given name: a family name taken from a French placename, Saint Clair.
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Sinclair

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  1. Sir Clive (Marles). born 1940, English electronics engineer, inventor, and entrepreneur, who produced such electronic goods as pocket calculators and some of the first home computers; however, the Sinclair C5 (1985), a small light electric vehicle for one person, proved a commercial failure
  2. Upton (Beall). 1878–1968, US novelist, whose The Jungle (1906) exposed the working and sanitary conditions of the Chicago meat-packing industry and prompted the passage of food inspection laws
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