Definition of Beaverbrook, Max Aitken in English:

Beaverbrook, Max Aitken

Line breaks: Max Ait¦ken Bea¦ver|brook
Pronunciation: /ˈbiːvəˌbrʊk
 
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1st Baron ( 1879–1964), Canadian-born British Conservative politician and newspaper proprietor; full name William Maxwell Aitken. He bought the Daily Express in 1916 and increased its circulation to record levels. Beaverbrook was also Minister of Aircraft Production in Churchill’s cabinet (1940).

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