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  • Member of the Order of the British Empire (a British honour founded by King George V in 1917, originally intended for non-combatants in World War One)
  • abbr. Master of Bioscience Enterprise (degree)


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  • On January 1, 2007 Ricky was recognized by the Queen of England in the annual New Year's honors 'list, and received the title MBE (Member of the British Empire). - XML News RSS/RDF Feed

  • Kelly Hoppen MBE is a world renowned designer who has pioneered a simple, yet opulent style that has permeated Interior Design at every level.

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  • MBE is notorious for charging "handling" charges that can also be in excess of the cost of the article being shipped to you.

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  • From the moment I saw the ad on the 'T' I knew the MBE was the degree I needed to move ahead in my career.

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  • Our findings indicate that although the cyclin B5 3 'UTR contains both CPEs and an MBE, the MBE is the critical regulator of early translation.

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  • The MBE is a silver cross with the name Emily Dickin and "Palestine" depicted.

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  • He said that MBE which is targeting a Rs. 5,000-crore turnover by 2015 (from Rs. 1,484 crore in 2009-10), was placing an increased thrust on business from overseas companies and expected the share of overseas orders to increase to 30 per cent from 10 per cent now.

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  • This would allow him to add the letters "MBE" to his name, and would be an honour not just for him but for the entire Magic Circle he has served so well.

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  • She has accumulated more than $25,000 worth of trade credits by offering dentistry services to other MBE members, and she used $3,700 worth of those credits to nab a week's stay at the Bentley Beach Hotel in Miami.

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  • In descending order, the honors are knighthoods, CBE, OBE and MBE.

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