bevin bevin  /ˈbɛ vɪn/


  • (n) British labor leader and statesman who played an important role in diplomacy after World War II (1884-1951)



  1. Mr Brown said: "The service that the Bevin Boys gave to this country was incredibly important and not only helped us to win the war but also to rebuild our country after the war. The Bevin Boys' contribution, like that of the Spitfire Women, the...
    on Mar 24, 2008 By: Gordon Brown Source: BBC News

  2. "I'm focusing on my job. I have got four more years until I beat Ernie Bevin as the longest-serving foreign minister," Mr Miliband said.
    on Jun 3, 2009 By: David Miliband Source: The Age

  3. "Bevin is the best kicker of the fullbacks we have here on tour," said White. "But we don't just need him for his safety under the high ball and his ability to return kicks with interest. He is strong at the breakdown and we need that out...
    on Jul 2, 2007 By: Jake White Source: Independent Online

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