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Meaning of "Grierson" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GRIERSON

Grierson  [ˈɡrɪəsən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GRIERSON

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Grierson 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 GRIERSON MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of Grierson in the English dictionary

The definition of Grierson in the dictionary is John. 1898–1972, Scottish film director. He coined the noun documentary, of which genre his Industrial Britain and Song of Ceylon are notable examples.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GRIERSON


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

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GRIERSON

Grieg
grievance
grievance procedure
grievant
grieve
griever
grieving
grievingly
grievous
grievous bodily harm
grievously
grievousness
griff
griffe
griffin
griffinish
griffinism
Griffith
Griffith-Joyner

WORDS THAT END LIKE GRIERSON

Carson
chairperson
craftsperson
draftsperson
first person
first-person
handyperson
in person
Kherson
lay person
Macpherson
McPherson
media person
missing person
non-person
person
salesperson
second person
spokesperson
third person
tradesperson

Synonyms and antonyms of Grierson in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Grierson» into 25 languages

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Find out the translation of Grierson to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
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Translator English - Chinese

格里尔逊
1,325 millions of speakers

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Grierson
570 millions of speakers

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Grierson
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Grierson
380 millions of speakers
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Grierson
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Grierson
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Grierson
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Grierson
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Grierson
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Grierson
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Grierson
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グリアソン
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그리어슨
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Grierson
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Grierson
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Grierson
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ग्रिअर्सन
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Grierson
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Grierson
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Grierson
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Grierson
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Grierson
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Grierson
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Grierson
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Grierson
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Grierson
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The term «Grierson» is regularly used and occupies the 84.820 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 Grierson

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GRIERSON»

Discover the use of Grierson in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Grierson and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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John Grierson: Life, Contributions, Influence
More than any other person, Jack C. Ellis notes, John Grierson, a Scot, was responsible for the documentary film as it has developed in English-speaking countries.
Jack C. Ellis, 2000
2
A Just and Righteous Cause: Benjamin H. Grierson's Civil War ...
"This memoir paints a vivid picture of Grierson's prewar and Civil War career, touching on his antislavery views, Republican party principles, and military strategy and tactics.
Benjamin Henry Grierson, Bruce J. Dinges, Shirley A. Leckie, 2008
3
Studies in Numismatic Method: Presented to Philip Grierson
This volume of essays, offered by a circle of friends, colleagues and pupils working in Britain, Europe and North America, is intended to pay tribute to Philip Grierson's unique contribution to the study of numismatic method.
Philip Grierson, C. N. L. Brooke, 1983
4
John Grierson
John Grierson, founder of both the British documentary film movement and the National Film Board of Canada, was one of the twentieth centurys most influential personalities in film culture.
Gary Evans, 2005
5
Film and Reform:: John Grierson and the Documentary Film ...
82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 Grierson, John, Saving Modern Art From its Friends (Grierson Archive papers 1898-1927), G]A.3.12; and Sermon, 1920, G1A. 5.4. Grierson, John, G1A.3.12., op. cit., and The Nature and Value of Philosophical ...
Ian Aitken, 2013
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Unlikely Warriors: General Benjamin H. Grierson and His Family
Unlikely Warriors is the story of Benjamin Henry Grierson, Civil War hero and postwar commander of the Tenth Cavalry "Buffalo Soldiers," and his family on the western frontier.
William H. Leckie, Shirley A. Leckie, 1998
7
Filmcraft: Cinematography: Cinematography
The first in the FilmCraft Series, this beautiful book covers the complex craft of cinematography through discussions with notable cinematographers, like Vittorio Storaro and Christopher Doyle.
Tim Grierson, Mike Goodridge, 2011
8
Grierson's Raid 1863
"On April 17, 1863 Benjamin Grierson led a force of 1,700 Union cavalrymen across enemy lines into Confederate-held Tennessee in a bold diversionary raid.
Mark Lardas, 2010
9
Medieval European Coinage: Italy (III) South Italy, Sicily, ...
The coinage of south Italy, Sicily and Sardinia between the 10th century and the reign of Ferdinand the Catholic.
Philip Grierson, Mark A. S. Blackburn, Lucia Travaini, 1998
10
Medieval European Coinage: Volume 1, The Early Middle Ages ...
The coinage of Western Europe following the fall of the Roman Empire in the West.
Philip Grierson, Mark Blackburn, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GRIERSON»

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Why Eric Garner's Widow Was Right to Reject a $5 Million Settlement
Letterman, Seriously: Dave's 10 Most Profound Moments. By Tim Grierson · More TV Lists » · Lists Galleries Interviews Recaps Videos Best TV ... «RollingStone.com, Jul 15»
2
Demaryius Thomas' Mother Has Prison Sentence Commuted by …
Letterman, Seriously: Dave's 10 Most Profound Moments. By Tim Grierson · More TV Lists » · Lists Galleries Interviews Recaps Videos Best TV ... «RollingStone.com, Jul 15»
3
Meet the Teenage Indigenous Hip-Hop Artist Taking on Climate …
Letterman, Seriously: Dave's 10 Most Profound Moments. By Tim Grierson · More TV Lists » · Lists Galleries Interviews Recaps Videos Best TV ... «RollingStone.com, Jul 15»
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See Jared Leto's Menacing Joker in Eerie 'Suicide Squad' Trailer
Letterman, Seriously: Dave's 10 Most Profound Moments. By Tim Grierson · More TV Lists » · Lists Galleries Interviews Recaps Videos Best TV ... «RollingStone.com, Jul 15»
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Watch MIA's 'Matahdatah' Video Featuring New Track 'Swords'
Letterman, Seriously: Dave's 10 Most Profound Moments. By Tim Grierson · More TV Lists » · Lists Galleries Interviews Recaps Videos Best TV ... «RollingStone.com, Jul 15»
6
Watch John Oliver Take a Stand Against Scheming Sports Owners
Letterman, Seriously: Dave's 10 Most Profound Moments. By Tim Grierson · More TV Lists » · Lists Galleries Interviews Recaps Videos Best TV ... «RollingStone.com, Jul 15»
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See Dolly Parton Surprise Child Actress With 'Coat' Starring Role
Letterman, Seriously: Dave's 10 Most Profound Moments. By Tim Grierson · More TV Lists » · Lists Galleries Interviews Recaps Videos Best TV ... «RollingStone.com, Jul 15»
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12 Progressive Promises From Hillary Clinton's Economic Speech
Letterman, Seriously: Dave's 10 Most Profound Moments. By Tim Grierson · More TV Lists » · Lists Galleries Interviews Recaps Videos Best TV ... «RollingStone.com, Jul 15»
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Denis Leary on Bowie, Louis CK and 'Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll'
Letterman, Seriously: Dave's 10 Most Profound Moments. By Tim Grierson · More TV Lists » · Lists Galleries Interviews Recaps Videos Best TV ... «RollingStone.com, Jul 15»
10
Heads Rolls in First 'Bastard Executioner' Teaser
Letterman, Seriously: Dave's 10 Most Profound Moments. By Tim Grierson · More TV Lists » · Lists Galleries Interviews Recaps Videos Best TV ... «RollingStone.com, Jul 15»

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