A·neu·rin [uh-nahy-ruhn], /əˈnaɪ rən/, 1897–1960, British political leader: minister of health 1945–50.
a male given name.
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How to use Bevan in a sentence
These are Bevan’s favorite drills, inspired by running coach and father of hill training Arthur Lydiard.
Bevan stopped for a moment to reflect, then wryly demurred, “I sound like a douchebag.”
Mr. Bevan sent up word to say none of us was to go to the station for the present.
Mr. Bevan showed me a shell-hole 42 feet across, made by one single "soixante-quinze" shell.
Mrs. Wynne's and Mr. Bevan's cars are definitely accepted for the Tehran district.
Mrs. Wynne and Mr. Bevan have gone on ahead to Baku, but I must wait for my damaged car.
Only one of Mrs. Wynne's ambulances has yet arrived, and in the end I came on here without her and Mr. Bevan.
British Dictionary definitions for Bevan (1 of 2)
a stupid or unfashionable male
an aggressive and surly youth
British Dictionary definitions for Bevan (2 of 2)
Aneurin (əˈnaɪ ə rɪn), known as Nye . (1897–1960), British Labour statesman, born in Wales: noted for his oratory. As minister of health (1945–51) he introduced the National Health Service (1948)
- Bevanite, noun, adjective
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