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Weil

[vey]
noun
  1. André,1906–98, U.S. mathematician, born in France: brother of Simone Weil.
  2. his sisterSi·mone [see-mawn] /siˈmɔn/, 1909–43, French philosopher.
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  • Mr. Weil helped his young friend out of this dilemma as well as he could.

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  • "He is so tall, so grand, so entirely overpowering," explained Mr. Weil.

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  • "Mr. Roseleaf is staying here for the present," explained Mr. Weil.

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  • Mr. Weil took occasion to say that there was no need for this extreme discouragement.

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  • "We thank you for the offer, and may be able later to make use of it," said Mr. Weil.

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British Dictionary definitions for weil

Weil

noun
  1. Simone (simɔn). 1909–43, French philosopher and mystic, whose works include Waiting for God (1951), The Need for Roots (1952), and Notebooks (1956)
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