frau frau  /f ˈraʊ/


  • (n) a German courtesy title or form of address for an adult woman


  1. Judge refuses to suspend BP settlement payments

    A federal judge refused Friday to temporarily shut down a multibillion-dollar settlement program for compensating victims of BP's 2010 Gulf oil spill, saying he has seen no evidence of widespread frau
    on July 20, 2013     Source: Watertown Daily Times

  2. Fiat's Italian suppliers grab Chrysler lifeline

    By Jennifer Clark TURIN (Reuters) - In 2010 Italian carmaker Fiat made Dario Rinero a tempting offer: would the creator of exclusive handcrafted leather sofas make seats for the new Chrysler 300 sedan in the United States? Fiat was fresh from its surprise swoop on Chrysler in 2009 and Rinero, the CEO of Poltrona Frau, immediately grasped that he had a unique chance to expand his car furnishings ...
    on July 18, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News


  1. "I know that it's all in the head for certain players. We have to wake up. Frau is an example of how to beat this phychological block. He comes on and says: 'I don't have anything to lose, I'm going to give it everything'," said Le Guen.
    on Aug 26, 2007 By: Paul Le Guen Source: AFP

  2. "There can be no doubts over the competence of Frau Dr. Erler. She is an excellent administrator. The allegation that private and official things are being mixed up here is absurd," said Verheugen in a ZDF TV interview.
    on Dec 7, 2006 By: Günter Verheugen Source:

  3. Schröder, becoming confident as the minutes ticked away, replied by looking at Merkel and making one of a number of direct attacks: "Frau Merkel. You are being unfair. Germany is a world leader in exports. We are a leading country in issuing...
    on Sep 4, 2005 By: Gerhard Schroeder Source: International Herald Tribune

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