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Yerkes

[ yur-keez ]
/ ˈyɜr kiz /
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noun
Charles Tyson, 1837–1905, U.S. financier and mass-transit magnate.
Robert Mearns [murnz], /mɜrnz/, 1876–1956, U.S. psychologist and psychobiologist: pioneered in studies of the great apes.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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