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

  • abbr. American Academy of Political and Social Sciences

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Examples

  • The preparations have been overseen by Major General Eliezer Shkedi, commander of the Israeli air force.

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  • Gen. Shkedi himself sounds like Hitler blaming Poland for the outbreak of the second world war.

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  • Shkedi was receptive to the plea, but equally eager to promote Israel, suggesting that Patrick really needed to visit Tel Aviv's night life at 3 a.m. to capture the city's essence.

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  • Not one of us came here on El Al,'' Patrick told Shkedi, the former head of the Israel Air Force, as more than two delegates sat with him around a table laden with fruit, salmon, and Israeli sodas.

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  • He bantered with Israeli officials and corporate leaders; handed the chief executive of El Al, Major General Eliezer Shkedi, a wooden box crafted by Massachusetts Shakers; and gleefully accepted a Bible embossed with the El Al seal.

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  • Patrick asked Shkedi to give him until Rosh Hashanah, or about six months, to make the case that Boston, which currently sends only 79 passengers a day to Israel, can generate enough business to make the route profitable.

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  • With typical Israeli frankness, Shkedi told Patrick that the airline cannot afford to make a mistake on a new route, and that Chicago and Miami are higher on the expansion list than Boston.

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  • It's like downtown Los Angeles,'' Shkedi insisted.

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  • In the same way that Priceline.com’s Jay Walker patented “name your own price” and Overture did paid search it cost Google $300 million to settle the dispute, Shkedi has claimed as his own the idea of creating an ad network of web publishers that share readers and in the process reap commissions.

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  • Advertising Agency: Marmalade Comms, Australia Creative Director: Neil Mallet Art Director: Tim Forte Copywriter: Dan Forrestal Illustrator: Gal Shkedi Animator: Cam Gough Production: Beaver Sound Design: Final Sound Published: September 2009

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