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Sears, Richard Warren

Syllabification: Sears, Richard Warren
Pronunciation: /si(ə)rz
 
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Definition of Sears, Richard Warren in English:

( 1863–1914), US businessman. He founded his first mail-order business, selling watches, in Minneapolis in 1886, moved to Chicago, and sold the business. He then began a partnership with Alvah Curtis Roebuck (1864–1948), a watch repairman, that became Sears, Roebuck & Co. in 1893.

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