[ bee-ver-broo k ]
/ ˈbi vərˌbrʊk /
William Maxwell Aitken, Lord1st Baron, 1879–1964, English publisher, born in Canada.
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British Dictionary definitions for beaverbrook
/ (ˈbiːvəˌbrʊk) /
1st Baron, title of William Maxwell Aitken . 1879–1964, British newspaper proprietor and Conservative politician, born in Canada, whose newspapers included the Daily Express; minister of information (1918); minister of aircraft production (1940–41)
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