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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Carnegie, Andrew 1835-1919. Scottish-born American industrialist and philanthropist who amassed a fortune in the steel industry and donated millions of dollars for the benefit of the public.
  • Carnegie, Dale 1888-1955. American educator known for his self-improvement book How to Win Friends and Influence People (1936).

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  • proper n. A surname.

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  • n. United States educator famous for writing a book about how to win friends and influence people (1888-1955)
  • n. United States industrialist and philanthropist who endowed education and public libraries and research trusts (1835-1919)

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