from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Obsolete forms of ming, ming.
  • An abbreviation of Master of Engineering.


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  • A flood of newlyweds such as Meng and Fan buying their first homes could help power China's property sales for years, even as some investors fear that prices are already in dangerous bubble territory.


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  • Katherine Reutter finished second to Chinese star Meng Wang in the women's 1,000 meters Friday and the men's 5,000-meter relay team, which included Apolo Anton Ohno, took bronze to guarantee the USA at least 36 medals.

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  • "Given the uncertain situation in Libya, the preservation of equipment and materials on site and subsequent development remain unclear," China Railway Construction Chairman Meng Fengchao said in the statement.

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  • "Arlington County residents have traditionally been very generous with AFAC and I think they are coming out of this recession earlier than most, and are willing to give back to their fellow neighbor," says Charles Meng, executive director of the Arlington Food Assistance Center.

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  • Private-equity firm Actis LLP invested $50 million in 2008 for a majority stake in Xiabu Xiabu Catering Management Co. The hot-pot restaurant operator has 160 restaurants in China and plans to open another 80 this year, said Lim Meng Ann , Actis's regional head.

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  • Another ‘luxury’ item from Savoy – a 160-page hardback comic book in b/w and colour, the follow-up to the notorious Adventures of Meng & Ecker.

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