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n acronym for (in Britain)
  1. National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts
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Historical Examples of nesta

  • Nesta was of the elect, for whom excuses have not to be made.

    One of Our Conquerors, Complete

    George Meredith

  • But Nesta's divinations were target-arrows; they flew to the mark.

  • Her Nesta knew no more than the pain of being torn from a home she loved.

  • This with Victor was the naming of Nesta's bridal endowment.

  • Nesta signalled at her mother's door for permission to enter.