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Witte

[vit-uh; Russian vyee-tyuh]
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noun
  1. 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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Examples from the Web for witte

Historical Examples

  • "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

Witte

noun
  1. 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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