from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Beaverbrook, First Baron. Originally William Maxwell Aitken. 1879-1964. Canadian-born British publisher, financier, and politician. He founded his press empire on the Daily Express (1916) and the Evening Standard (1923), held many cabinet positions during the 1940s, and was a confidant of Winston Churchill.
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- n. British newspaper publisher and politician (born in Canada); confidant of Winston Churchill (1879-1964)
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