William, 1st Earl of Chatham, 1708–78, British statesman.
his son, William, 1759–1806, British statesman: prime minister 1783–1801, 1804–06.
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How to use Pitt in a sentence
Their visit to the Fiesta Bowl was validated with a 35-7 victory over Pitt, signaling that teams from outside of power conferences were not to be ignored or underestimated.Cincinnati Stands On The Shoulders Of Past Mid-Major Giants | Neil Paine (email@example.com) | December 16, 2021 | FiveThirtyEight
Of course, this is still the same Pitt defense that allowed 44 points in a home loss to Western Michigan of the Mid-American Conference, so a letdown isn’t out of the question.The ACC’s Best Playoff Hope Is Pittsburgh. Yes, Really. | Santul Nerkar (firstname.lastname@example.org) | October 21, 2021 | FiveThirtyEight
Today’s would-be Sorensens, searching for inspiration, are more likely to pull up a video of Barack or Michelle Obama than to dust off the “Treasury” and consult the oratory of, say, Pitt the Younger.An anthology of great speeches, from the inspirational to the ominous | Jeff Shesol | July 9, 2021 | Washington Post
Shortly before the game, Pitt announced that it would play down seven starters and 16 players total.Losing Money Betting On College Football This Year? You’re Not Alone. | Richard Johnson | December 16, 2020 | FiveThirtyEight
Fans seemed less interested in the table read itself than the fact that it virtually reunited Pitt and Aniston, who were Hollywood’s “It” couple from the late 1990s to early 2000s.The hot pandemic entertainment trend is the nostalgic cast reunion | Adam Epstein | September 18, 2020 | Quartz
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Cast Angelina Jolie in that role with Brad Pitt as the cave hubbie, and maybe we have a blockbuster in the making.Can Tarzan of the Apes Survive in a Post-Colonial World? | Ted Gioia | November 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Maintaining the high caliber of guest to which his viewers have become accustomed, Galifianakis welcomes Brad Pitt to the ferns.
Brad Pitt and Keanu Reeves passed on that part, but Val was great.Tom Sizemore’s Revenge: On Tom Cruise’s Scientology Recruitment, Drugs, and Craving a Comeback | Marlow Stern | September 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
It would be impossible to do press for the film and skirt questions about the Jolie-Pitt nuptials.Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt Got Married and We’re Worried About Jennifer Aniston | Kevin Fallon, Tim Teeman | August 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
William Pitt, earl of Chatham, a most illustrious English statesman, died.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
Whereupon Mr. Pitt, springing up, desired to know when they were made slaves.The Eve of the Revolution | Carl Becker
She was a niece of William Pitt, and abandoned civilized society to reside among Arabs, over whom she acquired great command.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
In the intellectual qualities of a statesman Montague was probably not inferior to Pitt.The History of England from the Accession of James II. | Thomas Babington Macaulay
The younger William Pitt held in 1784 the same offices which Montague had held in 1698.The History of England from the Accession of James II. | Thomas Babington Macaulay
British Dictionary definitions for Pitt
William Bradley, born 1963, US actor; his films include Thelma and Louise (1991), Interview with the Vampire (1994), Fight Club (1999), Babel (2006), and Moneyball (2011)
William, known as Pitt the Elder, 1st Earl of Chatham. 1708–78, British statesman. He was first minister (1756–57; 1757–61; 1766–68) and achieved British victory in the Seven Years' War (1756–63)
his son William, known as Pitt the Younger. 1759–1806, British statesman. As prime minister (1783–1801; 1804–06), he carried through important fiscal and tariff reforms. From 1793, his attention was focused on the wars with revolutionary and Napoleonic France
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