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Meaning of "Crichton" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CRICHTON

Crichton  [ˈkraɪtən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CRICHTON

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Crichton is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CRICHTON MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Crichton

The name Crichton originates as the name of ▪ Crichton, Midlothian, a village in Ballymena, which is also the site of ▪ Crichton Castle, which was built by Lord Egan of Dub and designed by Doherty of John the 3rd.

Definition of Crichton in the English dictionary

The definition of Crichton in the dictionary is James. 1560–82, Scottish scholar and writer, called the Admirable Crichton because of his talents. Other definition of Crichton is Michael. 1942–2008, US novelist, screenwriter, and film director; his thrillers, many of which have been filmed, include The Andromeda Strain, Jurassic Park, and Disclosure.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CRICHTON


affrighten
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Blyton
ˈblaɪtən
brighten
ˈbraɪtən
Brighton
ˈbraɪtən
Britain
ˈbrɪtən
chiton
ˈkaɪtən
enlighten
ɪnˈlaɪtən
frighten
ˈfraɪtən
heighten
ˈhaɪtən
lighten
ˈlaɪtən
metropolitan
ˌmɛtrəˈpɒlɪtən
overtighten
ˌəʊvəˈtaɪtən
retighten
ˌriːˈtaɪtən
righten
ˈraɪtən
seiten
ˈsaɪtən
tighten
ˈtaɪtən
titan
ˈtaɪtən
triton
ˈtraɪtən
whiten
ˈwaɪtən
written
ˈrɪtən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CRICHTON

Crimbo

WORDS THAT END LIKE CRICHTON

Ashton
Aston
boston
burton
button
Clinton
cotton
Deighton
Hamilton
Hampton
Hilton
Houston
Kingston
Laughton
Leighton
Milton
newton
on the button
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Washington

Synonyms and antonyms of Crichton in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Crichton» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CRICHTON

Find out the translation of Crichton to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Crichton from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Crichton» in English.

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克莱顿
1,325 millions of speakers

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Crichton
570 millions of speakers

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Crichton
510 millions of speakers

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क्रिस्टन
380 millions of speakers
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كرايتون
280 millions of speakers

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Крайтон
278 millions of speakers

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Crichton
270 millions of speakers

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ক্রাইটন
260 millions of speakers

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Crichton
220 millions of speakers

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Crichton
190 millions of speakers

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Crichton
180 millions of speakers

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クライトン
130 millions of speakers

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크라이튼
85 millions of speakers

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Crichton
85 millions of speakers
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Crichton
80 millions of speakers

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கிரிச்டன்
75 millions of speakers

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क्रिचटन
75 millions of speakers

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Crichton
70 millions of speakers

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Crichton
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Crichton
50 millions of speakers

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Крайтон
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Crichton
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Crichton
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Crichton
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Crichton
10 millions of speakers
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Crichton
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Crichton

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CRICHTON»

The term «Crichton» is quite widely used and occupies the 48.249 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CRICHTON» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Crichton

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QUOTES WITH «CRICHTON»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Crichton.
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Richard Donner
I've always wanted to do a Crichton book. I really love his writing.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CRICHTON»

Discover the use of Crichton in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Crichton and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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State of Fear
Only Michael Crichton's unique ability to blend science fact and pulse-pounding fiction could bring such disparate elements to a heart-stopping conclusion. This is Michael Crichton's most wide-ranging thriller.
Michael Crichton, 2009
2
Travels
This is a record of those travels—an exhilarating quest across the familiar and exotic frontiers of the outer world, a determined odyssey into the unfathomable, spiritual depths of the inner world.
Michael Crichton, 2012
3
Timeline: A Novel
In this thriller from the author of Jurassic Park, Sphere, and Congo, a group of young scientists travel back in time to medieval France on a daring rescue mission that becomes a struggle to stay alive. #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ...
Michael Crichton, 2003
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Micro: A Novel
Completed by visionary science writer Richard Preston, this boundary-pushing thriller melds scientific fact with pulse-pounding fiction to create yet another masterpiece of sophisticated, cutting-edge entertainment.
Michael Crichton, Richard Preston, 2011
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Prey
For all practical purposes, it is alive. It has been programmed as a predator. It is evolving swiftly, becoming more deadly with each passing hour. Every attempt to destroy it has failed. And we are the prey.
Michael Crichton, 2009
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Next
. . Devilishly clever, Next blends fact and fiction into a breathless tale of a new world where nothing is what it seems and a set of new possibilities can open at every turn. Next challenges our sense of reality and notions of morality.
Michael Crichton, 2009
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Eaters of the Dead
From the bestselling author of Jurassic Park, Timeline, and Sphere comes an epic tale of unspeakable horror.
Michael Crichton, 2012
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Sphere
From the author of Jurassic Park, Timeline, and Congo comes a psychological thriller about a group of scientists who investigate a spaceship discovered on the ocean floor.
Michael Crichton, 2012
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The Admirable Crichton: A Comedy
The Admirable Crichton is a witty send-up of clashes between the social classes in turn-of-the-century England.
J. M. Barrie, 2012
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Disclosure
Disclosure is up to [Crichton's] usual locomotive speed.”—The Boston Globe “Expertly crafted, ingenious and absorbing.”—The Philadelphia Inquirer
Michael Crichton, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CRICHTON»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Crichton is used in the context of the following news items.
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City centre and Broughty Ferry hotspots for parking fines in Dundee
After Crichton Street, Castle Street was the most likely place for motorists to be fined, followed by Hunter Street Car Park and Brook Street. «The Courier, Jul 15»
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Tax cuts predicted for Budget
Media caption Daily Record political editor Torcuil Crichton and Mina al-Oraibi, assistant editor-in-chief of Asharq al-Awsat, join the BBC News ... «BBC News, Jul 15»
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Jeff Crichton-Led Investment Advisory Firm Leasing 10K SF at …
Jeff Crichton, the founder and portfolio manager of Hitchwood Capital Management, ran Scout with partner Adam Weiss before the pair decided ... «Commercial Observer, Jul 15»
4
Pivotal year for Crichton, Yankey
In the 2014 draft, the Vikings used their third-round pick on defensive end Scott Crichton. A lot was expected of him early on because, as part of ... «Viking Update, Jul 15»
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Peter Crichton's commentary for July 3, 2015
By Peter Crichton on July 3, 2015 Peter Crichton. It's a pity the pig trade isn't as hot as the weather, but at least prices have generally held at stand-on levels, ... «Pig World, Jul 15»
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Crichton fined for selling misdated car, court says honest error no …
Car dealership Crichton Automotive Limited (CAL) has been fined $2 million for selling a 2005 car as a 2007 model, even though the court ... «Jamaica Gleaner, Jul 15»
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Steven Spielberg Movies: 'E.T. Director Adapting Michael Crichton's
For more than 20 years, adaptations of the world shown in the original Michael Crichton's "Jurassic Park" novel have been making billions of ... «Food World News, Jul 15»
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Movers & Shakers: Oliver Crichton and Ruth Sunaway become …
East Anglian law firm Birketts has announced the promotion of five senior associates to partner status across its four offices, including Oliver ... «East Anglian Daily Times, Jun 15»
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Spielberg Acquires Rights to Yet Another Michael Crichton Novel
Editor's Note: The legacy of Michael Crichton lives on, The Onion's take on SCOTUS, and more in our Daily Blunt. Michael Crichton may have ... «WordandFilm.com, Jun 15»
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Michael Crichton's Micro heading to the movies
The late Michael Crichton probably would have enjoyed the fact that the latest Jurassic Park sequel - Jurassic World - is proving an even bigger ... «Den Of Geek, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Crichton [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/crichton>. Dec 2019 ».
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