[nek-er; French ne-ker]
- Jacques [zhahk] /ʒɑk/, 1732–1804, French statesman, born in Switzerland.
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Examples from the Web for necker
The U.K. papers tried to whip something up about her being racy for wearing a pink wig on Necker Island, but no one bit.
Publicatuon came as further pics of Harry passed out in the sand on Necker Island, before he got to Vegas, emerged.The Sun is First British Paper to Publish Nude Harry Pics
August 24, 2012
Necker was examining the shelf of books above the work-table.
I'm afraid you are not well acquainted with my brother, Mr. Necker.
You're right, Necker, he is in his little bed up-stairs and I've got to think of him.
This time Miss Welkie looked up, and Necker smiled with her.
Turgot was dismissed (May 1776), and presently Necker was installed in his place.Critical Miscellanies (Vol. 2 of 3)
- Jacques (ʒak). 1732–1804, French financier and statesman, born in Switzerland; finance minister of France (1777–81; 1788–90). He attempted to reform the fiscal system and in 1789 he recommended summoning the States General. His subsequent dismissal was one of the causes of the storming of the Bastille (1789)
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