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Fulbright



[foo l-brahyt] /ˈfʊlˌbraɪt/

noun
1.
(James) William, 1905–95, U.S. politician: senator 1945–74.
2.
Informal.

typically a reference to U.S. Sen. J. William Fulbright (1905-1995) of Arkansas, especially to the Fulbright Act of 1946, which authorized proceeds from sales of U.S. war surplus materials to be used to fund higher education overseas.

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