don don  /ˈdɑn/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a Spanish gentleman or nobleman
  2. (n) teacher at a university or college (especially at Cambridge or Oxford)
  3. (n) the head of an organized crime family
  4. (n) Celtic goddess; mother of Gwydion and Arianrhod; corresponds to Irish Danu
  5. (n) a European river in southwestern Russia; flows into the Sea of Azov
  6. (n) a Spanish courtesy title or form of address for men that is prefixed to the forename
  7. (v) put clothing on one's body

Usage(s):

  1. I don't know what their responsibility is anymore.
  2. I offer a protection package and it does work, but I don't want to be associated with trading too much.

News

  1. Don’t Focus on Volatility: Strategist

    Short-term swings in the stock market don't alter fundamentals, Mike Ryan says.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: CNBC

  2. Don't Get Too Worked Up Over Lufkin Industries's Latest Numbers

    Don't just ask, "How much inventory?" Ask, "What kind?"        
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Motley Fool

  3. Don Byron's New Gospel Quintet: Live From 92Y Tribeca

    The clarinetist Don Byron has a way of homing in on an artist's legacy and transforming it with intelligence and adventure. In this case, he takes on the bluesy music of Southern gospel pioneer Thomas Dorsey and the legacy of Sister Rosetta Tharpe in concert.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: NPR

Quotes

  1. "I don't make this decision based on any difference in policy with General McChrystal," the president said.
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: BusinessWeek

  2. As Landis explained in his confessional: "I don't feel guilty at all about having doped. I did what I did because that's what we [cyclists] did and it was a choice I had to make after 10 years or 12 years of hard work to get there, and that was a...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Floyd Landis Source: True/Slant

  3. "That means there are 40,000 people who don't have any place to sleep," Governor Humberto Moreira told the Televisa network.
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Humberto Moreira Source: New Zealand Herald

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