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  • proper n. A patronymic surname.


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From a Middle English diminutive of Hugh.


  • Howitt, which is one of the most interesting, new, and truly original books I have seen this quarter-century.

    The Life and Letters of Maria Edgeworth, Volume 2

  • Not surprisingly, Metung attracted a number of distinguished early holiday-makers, some of whom settled there permanently, including the explorer and mineralogist Dr. Alfred Howitt; His Honour Judge John Burnett Box; and John King, the second son of Rear Admiral Philip Parker King.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • And the refinery only has enough crude oil on-site for "a few days" of production, said Richard Howitt, the member of the European Parliament for the East of England.

    Petroplus to File for Insolvency

  • Richard Howitt, an economist at the University of California, Davis, estimates that the impact of water reductions on the San Joaquin Valley — the largest farming region in the nation — may total 80,000 jobs and more than $2 billion.

    The Reality of a Water Crisis and its Impact on Sportsmen

  • Richard Howitt is a member of the European Parliament Committee on Turkey and has been closely following the cases.

    Turkey's Kurds Mark New Year as Nationalists Launch Push for Minority Rights

  • Richard Howitt, spokesman for Turkish affairs for the socialist bloc in European parliament, said reconciliation would provide a positive impetus in the Middle East.

    Effort Underway to Restore Relationship Between Israel, Turkey

  • The literature examining production functions shows increasing returns because of an expanding stock of human capital and, as a result of specialization and investment in ‘knowledge’ capital (Meier, 2001; Aghion and Howitt, 1998), suggests that economic ‘catch-up’ and convergence strongly depend on the forces of ‘technological congruence’ and ‘social capability’ between the productivity leader and the followers (see the subsequent sub-section on institutional frameworks and Section 3.4 on the role of technological change).

    About: Blinded by Science

  • Richard Howitt, spokesman on Turkish affairs for the socialist bloc in the European Parliament, warns such threats could be counterproductive for Ankara.

    Turkey's PM Warns Against Cyprus EU Presidency

  • I don't want to give succor to opponents of Turkey who would be very pleased see Turkey itself freeze negotiations and might to seek to exploit that to try seek to suspend or close negotiations down, Howitt said.

    Turkey's PM Warns Against Cyprus EU Presidency

  • Richard Howitt is the spokesman the socialist group on Turkish affairs in the European parliament. "7,500 pages on the indictment list, but not one mention of any weapon or any violence seems to suggest it's a series of political trials against Kurdish activists, that what they say maybe true," Howitt said.

    Trials Bring About Questions of Turkey's Commitment to Kurdish Rights


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