Adolfo [uh-dol-foh;; Spanish ah-th awl-faw] /əˈdɒl foʊ;; Spanish ɑˈðɔl fɔ/ (Show IPA), born 1931, Argentine sculptor and human rights activist: Nobel prize 1980.
- Adrienne rich
Adrienne, born 1929, U.S. poet and feminist. a male given name, form of . Contemporary Examples adrienne rich, 82 (May 16, 1929, to March 27, 2012) One of the most influential poets of our time. Remembering Writers Who Left Us in 2012 The Daily Beast December 26, 2012 We look back and remember the many […]
Alain [a-lan] /aˈlɛ̃/ (Show IPA), born 1922, French writer. noun Alain (alɛ̃).1922–2008, French novelist and screenwriter. Author of The Voyeur (1955), Jealousy (1957), and Djinn (1981): he was one of the leading practitioners of the antinovel
Alfred, 1893–1946, German Nazi ideologist and political leader, born in Estonia. Julius, 1918–53, and his wife, Ethel Greenglass [green-glas,, -glahs] /ˈgrinˌglæs,, -ˌglɑs/ (Show IPA) 1915–53, U.S. citizens executed for passing atomic-bomb secrets to the U.S.S.R. a town in S Texas. Contemporary Examples She cherished her photographs the most: of Rosenberg, Melissa, and Cooper. Joan Rivers: […]
as soon as possible. abbreviation as soon as possible also asap, pronounced either as a word or as four letters; from initial letters of phrase “as soon as possible,” 1955, originally U.S. Army jargon.