Definitions

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  • proper n. An English surname.
  • proper n. A Scottish surname derived from the old parish of Nevay in Anguswith.

Etymologies

The English surname Neave was brought to England in the Norman Conquest of 1066. It is derived from the Old French "neveu," meaning "nephew". William the Conquerer granted lands to many Norman Barons, and the Neave family is thought to be descended from one of these Barons. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • SIX months ago, 11-year-old Kevin Neave was reading at the level of an eight-year-old.

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  • Immediate past EOMF general manager Brian Barkley called Neave a good friend as well as an inspiration to Barkley and all those involved in promoting sustainable forestry in the eastern part of the province.

    Ottawa Sun

  • With a market share of 11.4%, it's a distant second to Fraser & Neave Holdings Bhd., the Malaysian arm of Singapore-based Fraser & Neave Ltd., which has 37.8%, according to Asahi.

    Asahi to Buy Malaysian Soft-Drink Maker

  • Asahi's domestic arch rival Kirin Holdings Co. owns 15% of Fraser & Neave Ltd. The Permanis deal makes three soft-drink acquistions this month for Asahi, which a few weeks ago announced it was buying New Zealand's Charlie's Group Ltd. and portions of P&N Beverages Australia Pty Ltd. for a combined total of $309 million.

    Asahi to Buy Malaysian Soft-Drink Maker

  • In July last year, Kirin, which has a market value of ¥1.107 trillion, or about $14 billion, bounced back from the collapse of the Suntory deal by buying close to 15% of Singapore's Fraser & Neave Ltd., in a deal valued at another ¥84.6 billion, or $970 million at the time of purchase.

    Japan's Kirin to Acquire a Stake in Brazil Brewer

  • It's at this point that the best sequences occur when her admirer, the Tory MP Airey Neave (Nicholas Farrell), and her svengali, the TV guru Gordon Reece (Roger Allam), take her in hand.

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  • The cost of insurance has hit an all-time high, especially for young drivers who feel that they are being priced off the road, said the Co-op's director of general insurance David Neave.

    UK insurers urge action to tackle 'whiplash epidemic'

  • In July, Temasek sold its 14.7% stake in Singapore's Fraser & Neave Ltd. to Japan's Kirin Holdings Co. Ltd. for US$968.3 million.

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  • Neave, which brews Tiger beer, from a unit of Temasek Holdings.

    Kirin to Buy Fraser

  • Neave has 37 breweries in 14 countries and has soft drinks businesses in Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore.

    Kirin to Buy Fraser

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