mao mao  /ˈmaʊ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of many body compounds (e.g., epinephrine and norepinephrine and serotonin)
  2. (n) Chinese communist leader (1893-1976)

News

  1. Parker: Providing what is missing in working womens' lives

    It was never quite clear what feminizing the workplace would mean when women en masse invaded corporate America a generation ago. Most of us donned our Mao suits, bow ties and sensible shoes and did our best to blend in.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

  2. Kathleen Parker: Pursuit of meaning above that of money

    NEW YORK - It was never quite clear what feminizing the workplace would mean when women en masse invaded corporate America a generation ago. Most of us donned our Mao suits, bow ties and sensible shoes and did our best to blend in.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Topeka Capital-Journal

  3. Video: Obama-Xi meeting most important since Nixon and Mao?

    The New York Times' David Sanger, the Washington Post's Rajiv Chandrasekaran, Harvard's Joseph Nye, and CBS News State Department Correspondent Margaret Brennan discuss the recent "shirtsleeves summit" where President Obama and Chinese leader Xi Jinping sought a more informal dialogue, with Nye calling it the most important meeting between American and Chinese leaders since Nixon and Mao.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: CBS News

Quotes

  1. "Strong countries and strong Presidents talk to their adversaries," said Obama. "That's what Kennedy did with Khrushchev. That's what Reagan did with Gorbachev. That's what Nixon did with Mao."
    on May 21, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Earthtimes (press release)

  2. "Without the Mao-led first generation of central leadership as the core of the party and leading the party, nation and different nationalities' bloody struggle, there would be no new China and new socialist system," Mr Hu said.
    on Dec 21, 2008 By: Hu Jintao Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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