[ ad-ing-tuhn ]
/ ˈæd ɪŋ tən /
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Henry, Viscount Sidmouth [sid-muhth], /ˈsɪd məθ/, 1757–1844, British statesman: prime minister 1801–04.
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How to use Addington in a sentence
Addington, like his boss, has also been caricatured as just short of Satanic.The Cheney You Don't Know|Matt Latimer|October 12, 2010|DAILY BEAST
On January 15, 2002, John Yoo and David Addington, who was the legal counsel to Dick Cheney, visited the prison.The Crimes of Guantánamo|Tara McKelvey|April 28, 2009|DAILY BEAST
The report was merely the outcome of the officious meddling of his physician, Addington, and one of Bute's friends.The Political History of England - Vol. X.|William Hunt
But with the progress of time he found himself less and less able to support Addington and his colleagues.
Although Addington was not defeated in the Commons, he saw his majority steadily diminish; and on April 26 he resolved to resign.
The peril of the nation forced Addington from office and recalled Pitt to power.History of the English People, Volume VIII (of 8)|John Richard Green
Mr Addington came into power under circumstances which would have tried the talents of a man of first-rate ability.
British Dictionary definitions for Addington
/ (ˈædɪŋtən) /
Henry, 1st Viscount Sidmouth. 1757–1844, British statesman; prime minister (1801–04) and Home Secretary (1812–21)
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