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- ‘But he was the real begetter of the Human Rights Act, and above all a defender of the judges.’
- ‘New Lanark, the most famous early mill village, was created and run by its begetter, Robert Owen, with a blend of benevolence and authoritarianism.’
- ‘She was not the only begetter of this programme, but she dramatized its urgency.’
- ‘However, he cannot properly be seen as the begetter of international law.’
- ‘Such conviction is the begetter of culture and history.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.