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Synonyms for Allen

United States comedienne remembered as the confused but imperturbable partner of her husband, George Burns (1906-1964)

United States filmmaker and comic actor (1935-)

a soldier of the American Revolution whose troops helped capture Fort Ticonderoga from the British (1738-1789)


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A local gadfly and publisher of a political newsletter, Allen, 66, is carrying out a one-man crusade against what he thinks is government waste.
Obscured by the theatrics were the implications of the poll itself: why was Allen, a one-time shoo-in for reelection and a purported leader in the 2008 presidential pack, polling miserably against an almost unknown opponent?
If Allen pulls off one thing in this book, it's thoroughness.
The teams have mandates to examine the root causes of problems we have identified and come up with solutions," said Allen.
Mark Kriegel's widely praised Namath and William Kashatus' September Swoon: Richie Allen, the '64 Phillies and Racial Integration dig up example after example of contractual bargaining power enabling truly free speech, which in turn thrilled, challenged, and outraged the public and the press.
Since 1977 David Allen had controlled the corporation as either its sole shareholder or through proxy agreements giving him control of all of the corporation's voting shares.
Allen found out when he and 25 other colonists, chosen from among more than 5,000 applicants, arrived in Massachusetts for a training course before heading out to their replica colony on the Maine coast.
In all of his studies Allen has been concerned to situate Ficino's reading of Plato vis a vis his various ancient sources and guides.
In these debates, Allen locates himself in the "social" camp.
SAN DIEGO -- The Allen Group, a major developer of industrial and office properties across the United States, today announced Harve Filuk has been named vice president of development for California.
Scoop'' represents a return to form for Woody Allen, which is bad news for anyone who saw the grimly unfunny movies -- ``Anything Else,'' ``Hollywood Ending,'' ``Curse of the Jade Scorpion'' -- Allen made before winning back some measure of respect last year with ``Match Point,'' itself a knockoff of his superior ``Husbands and Wives.
This relocation is no doubt partly the cause of the tropical/lurid, smog-enhanced skylines that Allen opposes, in such works as A Candle in the Forest or As Under a Drunken Star (both 2003), to the darkly tangled stretches of black forest below.
It's late in the day on January 10, 2001, and 41-year-old Wanda Jean Allen is scheduled to be executed in about 24 hours for killing her lover, Gloria Leathers, 12 years earlier.
The Central Intelligence Agency has fallen into such a grim mid-life crisis that we forget how alive it was in its youth under Allen Dulles' command.