[[t]ˈbi vərˌbrʊk[/t]] n.
big William Maxwell Aitken, Lord (1st Baron), 1879–1964, English publisher, born in Canada

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  • Beaverbrook — biographical name 1st Baron 1879 1964 William Maxwell Aitken British (Canadian born) newspaper publisher …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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