marks marks  /ˈmɑrks/

Definition(s):

  • (n) English businessman who created a retail chain (1888-1964)

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Usage(s):

  1. The Russian-printed marks were distinguishable by a dash in front of the serial number.
  2. Punctuation marks are the road signs placed along the highway of our communication -- to control speeds, provide directions and prevent head-on collisions.
  3. Mark Halperin gives Mitt Romney the highest marks on a night that produced no gaffes, but also created no major shifts in the Presidential pecking order.

News

  1. Tereshkova marks 50 years of her historic flight

    Tereshkova marks 50 years of her historic flight Associated Press Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 12:04 pm, Friday, June 14, 2013 President Vladimir Putin praised her during a meeting at his residence Friday, marking the anniversary of her flight, which came a little more than two years ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: seattlepi.com

  2. West Salem man marks retirement with a marathon run from work to home

    Today marks Ted Gross's last day as a student adviser at the Chemeketa Community College.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Oregonian

  3. Bite marks derided as unreliable in court

    At least 24 men convicted or charged with murder or rape based on bite marks on the flesh of victims have been exonerated since 2000. Now a judge’s ruling later this month could help end the practice for good.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

Quotes

  1. "I don't want to pretend that today marks the end of our economic problems," Obama said yesterday.
    on Feb 18, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Pacific Daily News

  2. "The doctors have told her if she goes back to smoking drugs, it won't just ruin her voice, it will kill her," Mitch Winehouse told the Mirror. "There are nodules around the chest and dark marks. She has 70 percent lung capacity."
    on Jun 23, 2008 By: Amy Winehouse Source: FOXNews

  3. "Today marks an important milestone in the Iraqi people's efforts to replace the rule of a tyrant with the rule of law," deputy White House press secretary Scott Stanzel told reporters aboard Air Force One to Texas, where Bush was to meet this...
    on Dec 26, 2006 By: Scott Stanzel Source: International Herald Tribune

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