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I have absolutely no confidence in the Ferguson police, the county prosecutor.
William Lacy Clay, Jr.

Meaning of "Ferguson" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF FERGUSON

Ferguson  [ˈfɜːɡəsən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FERGUSON

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Ferguson 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 FERGUSON MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of Ferguson in the English dictionary

The definition of Ferguson in the dictionary is Sir Alex Chapman. born 1941, Scottish footballer and manager: manager of Aberdeen with whom he won the European Cup Winners' Cup ; manager of Manchester United with whom he won thirteen English league titles, five FA Cups, and the Champions League twice.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FERGUSON


Andersen
ˈændəsən
Anderson
ˈændəsən
Anderssen
ˈændəsən
Emerson
ˈɛməsən
Grierson
ˈɡrɪəsən
Henderson
ˈhɛndəsən
Jefferson
ˈdʒɛfəsən
Jespersen
ˈjɛspəsən
Paterson
ˈpætəsən
Pearson
ˈpɪəsən
Peterson
ˈpiːtəsən
Sanderson
ˈsændəsən
Saracen
ˈsærəsən
Sargeson
ˈsɑːdʒəsən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FERGUSON

Ferdinand II
Ferdinand III
Ferdinand V
Ferdinand VII
fere
feretories
feretory
Fergana
Ferghana
Fergiegate
Fergus
feria
feriae
ferial
ferine
ferities
ferity
ferlied
ferlies
Ferlinghetti

WORDS THAT END LIKE FERGUSON

blouson
Hudson
in season
Jackson
Jason
Johnson
lesson
livraison
madison
mason
nelson
person
prison
reason
Robinson
season
Snorri Sturluson
son
Thompson
Wilson

Synonyms and antonyms of Ferguson in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Ferguson» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FERGUSON

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

Translator English - Chinese

弗格森
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Ferguson
570 millions of speakers

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Ferguson
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

फर्ग्यूसन
380 millions of speakers
ar

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فيرغسون
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Фергюсон
278 millions of speakers

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Ferguson
270 millions of speakers

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ফার্গুসন
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Ferguson
220 millions of speakers

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Ferguson
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Ferguson
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ファーガソン
130 millions of speakers

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퍼거슨
85 millions of speakers

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Ferguson
85 millions of speakers
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Ferguson
80 millions of speakers

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பெர்குசன்
75 millions of speakers

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फर्ग्युसन
75 millions of speakers

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Ferguson
70 millions of speakers

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Ferguson
65 millions of speakers

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Ferguson
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Фергюсон
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Ferguson
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Φέργκιουσον
15 millions of speakers
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Ferguson
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Ferguson
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Ferguson
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Trends of use of Ferguson

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FERGUSON»

The term «Ferguson» is very widely used and occupies the 9.825 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Ferguson

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10 QUOTES WITH «FERGUSON»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Ferguson.
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Roy Blunt
I'm confident that the commitment of the co-chairs of the Ferguson Commission - along with the work of other local leaders and the Missouri General Assembly - will have a very positive impact as this community works to move forward.
2
Roy Blunt
It has come to my attention that Missouri state and local law enforcement agencies may be in need of additional resources due to the unanticipated costs of responding to the unrest in Ferguson.
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Roy Blunt
Law enforcement officials have been candid in identifying ways officers could have handled the situation in Ferguson better, and I trust those recommendations will be helpful as we continue to count on them to protect us.
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William Lacy Clay, Jr.
I have absolutely no confidence in the Ferguson police, the county prosecutor.
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William Lacy Clay, Jr.
I went to Ferguson and walked with the demonstrators and saw this heavily armed police force, tactical units pointing sniper rifles at my constituents who were there exercising their constitutional rights.
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William Lacy Clay, Jr.
It's an issue that we need to have a national discussion about, the militarization of local police forces, and then when they are used to quell peaceful demonstration. Then we have a problem, and especially around this entire case of the murder of Michael Brown at the hands of a Ferguson police officer.
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Kenneth Cranham
My grandfather, Harry Ferguson, was a butcher in Hill of Beath; so even though my grandparents lived in some poverty, we got loads of beef. My grandmother, Meg, was a fine Scottish cook who did slow cooking.
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Paul Gascoigne
I've had to deal with everything but everyone has helped me, including Sir Alex Ferguson, to get through. George Best was a good friend of mine. We loved each other, we both knew where we were coming from.
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Paul Gascoigne
But then I always wanted to play for Rangers. Man United is a great club and Alex Ferguson is a legend.
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Eric Holder
Ferguson and St. Louis County are not the first places that we have become engaged to ensure fair and equitable policing, and they will not be the last. The Department of Justice will continue to work tirelessly to ensure that the Constitution has meaning for all communities.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FERGUSON»

Discover the use of Ferguson in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Ferguson and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Alex Ferguson My Autobiography
Sir Alex announced his retirement as manager of Manchester United after 27 years in the role.
Alex Ferguson, 2013
2
Civilization: The West and the Rest
Boldly argued and teeming with memorable characters, this is Ferguson at his very best.
Niall Ferguson, 2011
3
Global Shadows: Africa in the Neoliberal World Order
DIVA collection of Ferguson's essays that bring the question of Africa into the center of current debates on globalization, modernity, and emerging forms of world order./div ""Global Shadows "is one of the most thoughtful, provocative, ...
James Ferguson, 2006
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The Pity of War
Studies the origins, financing, and outcome of World War I, and discusses public support, recruiting and retention of soldiers, treatment of prisoners, and related issues
Niall Ferguson, 1999
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Structuralist Studies in Arabic Linguistics: Charles A. ...
This collection of Charles Ferguson's papers on Arabic linguistics includes a biographical sketch (with excerpts from interviews with him) documenting the career and contributions of a pioneer in American linguistics.
Charles Albert Ferguson, R. Kirk Belnap, Niloofar Haeri, 1997
6
Adam Ferguson in the Scottish Enlightenment
This is a major reassessment of a critic overshadowed today by David Hume and Adam Smith.
Iain McDaniel, 2013
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Accounting for Taste: The Triumph of French Cuisine
With sources as various as the novels of Balzac and Proust, interviews with contemporary chefs such as David Bouley and Charlie Trotter, and the film Babette's Feast, Ferguson maps the cultural field that structures culinary affairs in ...
Priscilla Parkhurst Ferguson, 2006
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The Anti-politics Machine: "development," Depoliticization, ...
It is the political intelligibility of these effects, along with the process that produces them, that this book seeks to illuminate through a detailed case study of the workings of the "development" industry in one country, Lesotho, and in ...
James Ferguson, 1990
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Aberrations in Black: Toward a Queer of Color Critique
In this ambitious work, Roderick A. Ferguson reveals how the discourses of sexuality are used to articulate theories of racial difference in the field of sociology.
Roderick A. Ferguson, 2004
10
Architects Draw: Freehand Fundamentals
Architects Draw, the inaugural volume of our new Architectural Briefs series, highlights this most fundamental level of speculative designfreehand drawing.
Sue Ferguson Gussow, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FERGUSON»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Ferguson is used in the context of the following news items.
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Former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson reveals his …
Sir Alex Ferguson has admitted he still has a 'great affection' for Manchester United but does not miss having to bring new players to the club. «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
2
Mo. law addresses concerns after Ferguson shooting
Supporters of the legislation have said it will address the predatory revenue-generating practices of Ferguson's police and court system that were detailed in a ... «Police News, Jul 15»
3
Sir Alex Ferguson, Thierry Henry Have Awkward Moment Sat …
Sir Alex Ferguson and Thierry Henry are two of the Premier League's biggest legends, but the former Manchester United manager and Arsenal ... «Bleacher Report, Jul 15»
4
Wimbledon 2015: Thierry Henry and Alex Ferguson take in Andy …
Sporting royalty was on display at Centre Court for men's semi-final day, as Thierry Henry and Alex Ferguson were in attendance alongside ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»
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St. Louis charges dropped against third Ferguson protester
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis prosecutors have dropped charges against a third person arrested last November during a City Hall protest linked ... «ABC17News.com, Jul 15»
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Only 'true' veterans should get free parking: Ferguson
Coun. Lloyd Ferguson's push to make sure only "true" veterans get free parking in Hamilton landed with a thud at city hall Friday, as councillors ... «CBC.ca, Jul 15»
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Five-star Class of 2016 wing Terrance Ferguson throws down a …
Terrance Ferguson has firmly established himself as one of the best dunkers in the world and the Class of 2016 wing and five-star prospect was ... «NBCSports.com, Jul 15»
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Photo Flash: Jesse Tyler Ferguson Hits New Heights on NBC …
High above the Italian Alps, Emmy-nominated actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson joins Bear Grylls for a 48 hour adventure of a lifetime on the next ... «Broadway World, Jul 15»
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Everton FC legend Duncan Ferguson: Disallowed Villarreal goal still …
But for now Duncan Ferguson has allowed himself to reflect on the past, specifically his iconic Everton career - and one moment in particular. «Daily Post North Wales, Jul 15»
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Local man swimming around NYC to help Ferguson
Henry Biggs of St. Louis is swimming 27 miles around the island of Manhattan in New York City to raise money for youth mentoring programs in ... «KSDK, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Ferguson [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/ferguson>. Oct 2020 ».
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