[vit-uh; Russian vyee-tyuh]


Ser·gei Yu·lie·vich [sur-gey yool-yuh-vich; Russian syir-gyey yoo-lyi-vyich] /sɜrˈgeɪ ˈyul yə vɪtʃ; Russian syɪrˈgyeɪ ˈyu lyɪ vyɪtʃ/, 1849–1915, Russian statesman.

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Historical Examples of witte

  • "I was just going out to the Witte society concert," said Mrs. Vansittart.

    Roden's Corner

    Henry Seton Merriman

  • He would almost rather have rolled it over de Witte and Lamsdorf.

  • But good orderynge and exercise is altogether of our own witte and diligence.

    The Education of Children

    Desiderius Erasmus

  • I said to Witte: I shall communicate the gist of our conversation to Mr. Ballin.

    Albert Ballin

    Bernhard Huldermann

  • I knowe not, for lack of sufficiencie of witte and learninge, how to judge of it at all.

British Dictionary definitions for witte



Sergei Yulievich (sjɪrˈɡjej juˈljevitʃ). 1849–1915, Russian statesman; prime minister (1905–06). As minister of finance (1892–1903) he tried to modernize the Russian economy
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