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Ernest Bevin

English translation: (last name, Britain) British labor leader and statesman who played an important role in diplomacy after World War II (__-1951)

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English term or phrase:Bevin
English translation:(last name, Britain) British labor leader and statesman who played an important role in diplomacy after World War II (__-1951)
Entered by: Valters Feists
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10:26 Mar 31, 2004
English to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Government / Politics / pronunciation?
English term or phrase: Ernest Bevin
[beevin] or [bevin]?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ernest_Bevin

Thx.
Valters Feists
Latvia
Local time: 19:37
bévin - your second proposal
Explanation:
with emphasis on first syllable
Selected response from:

EdithK
Switzerland
Local time: 18:37
Grading comment
Thanks
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
5 +8bévin - your second proposal
EdithK
2IRR nest BEV inn
Jonathan MacKerron


  

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5 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +8
ernest bevin
bévin - your second proposal


Explanation:
with emphasis on first syllable

EdithK
Switzerland
Local time: 18:37
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Thanks

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Vicky Papaprodromou
11 mins
  -> Thanks.

agree  Hildegard Fatahtouii
15 mins

agree  Mario Marcolin
22 mins

agree  DGK T-I: Bevin pronounced 'bev-'(e as in Engl. Ben,hen) '-in'(as in Engl. tin,pin)
1 hr

agree  SMLS
2 hrs
  -> Thx everyone.

agree  chopra_2002
5 hrs

agree  Hacene: Yes, but with a capital letter at the start: Bévin
6 hrs
  -> Thanks, you are of course right.

agree  Armorel Young
10 hrs
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6 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 2/5Answerer confidence 2/5
ernest bevin
IRR nest BEV inn


Explanation:
short e in Bevin for US

Jonathan MacKerron
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 8
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