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Forbes


Forbes [fawrbz] Examples noun

  1. B(ertie) C(harles),1880–1954, U.S. financial journalist, publisher, and financier.
  2. Esther,1894?–1967, U.S. novelist.
  3. George William,1869–1947, New Zealand statesman: prime minister 1930–35.

Examples from the Web for forbes Contemporary Examples of forbes

  • Today, Forbes announced that Justin Bieber is the highest earning young entertainer under 30.

    Justin Bieber Isn’t Even 21, Yet Makes More Money Than Meryl Streep

    Amy Zimmerman

    November 25, 2014

  • At 5:00 a.m. the clubs get going properly; the Forbes stumble down from their loggias, grinning and swaying tipsily.

    Russia’s Gold Digger Academy

    Peter Pomerantsev

    November 11, 2014

  • She met a Forbes at the club the other night who is fond of literature.

    Russia’s Gold Digger Academy

    Peter Pomerantsev

    November 11, 2014

  • And then you realize how equal the Forbes and the girls really are.

    Russia’s Gold Digger Academy

    Peter Pomerantsev

    November 11, 2014

  • The guys are known as “Forbeses” (as in Forbes rich list); the girls as “tiolki,” cattle.

    Russia’s Gold Digger Academy

    Peter Pomerantsev

    November 11, 2014

  • Historical Examples of forbes

  • I was destined to admire him later on as Hamlet played by Forbes Robertson.

    My Double Life

    Sarah Bernhardt

  • Another consideration, not mentioned by Mr. Forbes, may be added.

    Critical Miscellanies (Vol. 3 of 3)

    John Morley

  • “Bob Gray will be a good man for you if you can engage him, and I think you can,” said Mr. Forbes.

    The Gaunt Gray Wolf

    Dillon Wallace

  • But now we be a-standin’ an’ a-keepin’ you, when you wants t’ see Mr. Forbes.

    The Gaunt Gray Wolf

    Dillon Wallace

  • He did the thing to perfection; he called in Forbes to consult with him.

    The Bramleighs Of Bishop’s Folly

    Charles James Lever

  • British Dictionary definitions for forbes Forbes noun

    1. George William . 1869–1947, New Zealand statesman; prime minister of New Zealand (1930–35)

    Word Origin and History for forbes Forbes

    U.S. financial publication, founded 1917 by Scottish-born Wall Street journalist B.C. Forbes (1880-1954) and publisher Walter Drey.

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