Browne

[broun]
noun
  1. Charles Far·rer [far-er] /ˈfær ər/, Artemus Ward, 1834–67, U.S. humorist.
  2. Sir Thomas,1605–82, English physician and author.
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Contemporary Examples of browne

  • In Europe, more energy sources would prevent such a harmful reliance on Russia, which is one reason Browne is pro-fracking.

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    BP, Putin, and the Power of Oil

    Tim Teeman

    March 9, 2014

  • Browne was going to leave his job a year after he resigned anyway, but how did he cope leaving in the way he did?

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    BP, Putin, and the Power of Oil

    Tim Teeman

    March 9, 2014

  • In 1966 Browne joined BP as an apprentice; his postings with them bought him to the US.

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    BP, Putin, and the Power of Oil

    Tim Teeman

    March 9, 2014

  • Browne admits the book is a testament to his inner science geek.

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    BP, Putin, and the Power of Oil

    Tim Teeman

    March 9, 2014

  • Browne was known as a  “green” CEO, looking to fund sustainable new energy sources and to curb environmental damage.

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    Tim Teeman

    March 9, 2014

Historical Examples of browne


British Dictionary definitions for browne

Browne

noun
  1. Coral (Edith). 1913–91, Australian actress: married to Vincent Price
  2. Hablot Knight .See Phiz
  3. Sir Thomas . 1605–82, English physician and author, noted for his magniloquent prose style. His works include Religio Medici (1642) and Hydriotaphia or Urn Burial (1658)
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