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Meaning of "Priestley" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PRIESTLEY

Priestley  [ˈpriːstlɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PRIESTLEY

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Priestley 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 PRIESTLEY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Priestley

Priestley is an English surname. It may refer to: ▪ Akeem Priestley -, Jamaican footballer ▪ Arthur Priestley - an English Liberal Party politician and cricketer ▪ Brian Priestley -, English jazz writer, pianist and arranger ▪ Briggs Priestley -, English cloth manufacturer and Liberal Party politician ▪ Chris Priestley -, British children's book author and illustrator ▪ Dennis Priestley - a two-time World Darts Champion and the first player to win both BDO and WDC World Championship Crowns ▪ Gerry Priestley, footballer whose clubs included Grimsby Town and Halifax Town ▪ Henry Priestley -, Australian biochemist ▪ Jason Priestley - a Canadian-American actor who starred in the TV show, Beverly Hills, 90210 ▪ Joseph Priestley -, 18th-century British theologian, Dissenting clergyman, natural philosopher, chemist, educator, and political theorist ▪ J. B. Priestley -, English writer and broadcaster ▪ Julian Priestley -, Secretary-General of the...

Definition of Priestley in the English dictionary

The definition of Priestley in the dictionary is J B. 1894–1984, English author. His works include the novels The Good Companions and Angel Pavement and the play An Inspector Calls. Other definition of Priestley is Joseph. 1733–1804, English chemist, political theorist, and clergyman, in the US from 1794. He discovered oxygen independently of Scheele and isolated and described many other gases.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PRIESTLEY


beastly
ˈbiːstlɪ
costly
ˈkɒstlɪ
earnestly
ˈɜːnɪstlɪ
fastly
ˈfɑːstlɪ
firstly
ˈfɜːstlɪ
ghastly
ˈɡɑːstlɪ
ghostly
ˈɡəʊstlɪ
honestly
ˈɒnɪstlɪ
justly
ˈdʒʌstlɪ
lastly
ˈlɑːstlɪ
modestly
ˈmɒdɪstlɪ
mostly
ˈməʊstlɪ
priestly
ˈpriːstlɪ
soothfastly
ˈsuːθˌfɑːstlɪ
steadfastly
ˈstɛdfɑːstlɪ
stedfastly
ˈstɛdfɑːstlɪ
unjustly
ʌnˈdʒʌstlɪ
unpriestly
ʌnˈpriːstlɪ
unsteadfastly
ʌnˈstɛdˌfɑːstlɪ
vastly
ˈvɑːstlɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PRIESTLEY

Pride´s Purge

WORDS THAT END LIKE PRIESTLEY

alley
Ashley
bailey
Batley
Bentley
Berkeley
Bradley
Harley
Hartley
hurley
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Marley
motley
Oakley
Riley
Shipley
Stanley
the life of Riley
valley
Wesley

Synonyms and antonyms of Priestley in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Priestley» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PRIESTLEY

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

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普里斯特利
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Priestley
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Priestley
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Priestley
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بريستلي
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Пристли
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Priestley
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প্রিস্ট্লি
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Priestley
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Priestley
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プリーストリー
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프리스틀리
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Priestley
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Priestley
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ப்ரீஸ்ட்லீ
75 millions of speakers

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प्रीस्टली
75 millions of speakers

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Priestley
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Priestley
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Priestley
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Прістлі
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Priestley
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Priestley
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Priestley
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Priestley
10 millions of speakers
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Priestley
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Priestley

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PRIESTLEY»

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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PRIESTLEY» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PRIESTLEY»

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Become a Key Person of Influence
You may think it takes years, or even decades, to become a Key Person of Influence - as this book shows, nothing could be further from the truth! Becoming a Key Person of Influence in your industry starts today!
Daniel Priestley, 2010
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Seismic Design and Retrofit of Bridges
A state-of-the-art text on earthquake-proof design and retrofit of bridges Seismic Design and Retrofit of Bridges fills the urgent need for a comprehensive and up-to-date text on seismic-ally resistant bridge design.
M. J. N. Priestley, 1996
3
Introduction to Lattices and Order
This new edition of Introduction to Lattices and Order presents a radical reorganization and updating, though its primary aim is unchanged.
B. A. Davey, H. A. Priestley, 2002
4
Introduction to Integration
Intended as a first course in integration theory for students familiar with real analysis, the book begins with a simplified Lebesgue integral, which is then developed to provide an entry point for important results in the field.
Hilary A. Priestley, 1997
5
The Dead of Winter
A nail-biting story of hauntings and terror by the master of the genre, Chris Priestley.
Chris Priestley, 2011
6
Essays on Analytical Music Therapy
A collectionof the author's writings on the psychodynamic approach to improvisational music therapy that she pioneered in England.
Mary Priestley, 1994
7
J.B. Priestley
The first book to provide a detailed and up to date analysis of Priestley’s enormous contribution to twentieth century British theatre.
Maggie B. Gale, 2008
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An Inspector Calls: Play in Three Acts
A lively, colorful, madcap entertainment, presented in New York by the prestigious American Place Theatre, which uses the singular career of the great dancer to point up some very important and unchanging truths.
John Boynton Priestley, 1945
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Priestley: Political Writings
Priestley's writings lack a modern edition and this new collection will be the first to render accessible his Essay on First Principles, The Present State of Liberty and the Letter of Advice.
Joseph Priestley, Peter Miller, Peter N. Miller, 1993
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Mingus, a Critical Biography
The book views Mingus as a black artist increasingly politicized by his situation, but also unreliable as a witness to his own persecution.
Brian Priestley, 1984

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PRIESTLEY»

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Amazon Original Kids Series Wishenpoof Will Launch for Amazon …
and produced by Out of the Blue Enterprises, will feature guest star voice talent Jason Priestley (Beverly Hills, 90210) and daughter Ava ... «MarketWatch, Jul 15»
2
'Spending cuts put protection of liberty on the back burner'
In 2012 it acquired the business of Leeds-based Lee & Priestley, and in the following year, it merged with York-based Denison Till. «Yorkshire Post, Jul 15»
3
THE SECOND HALF: 'Just move on' doesn't work in this case
Tracey Barnes Priestley is a life coach with a master's degree in community counseling psychology and more than 30 years of experience as a ... «Eureka Times Standard, Jul 15»
4
Stephen Daldry's An Inspector Calls to tour the UK from September
Daldry's production of JB Priestley's play opened originally in 1992 at the National Theatre. It was last seen in the West End in 2009, when it ... «The Stage, Jul 15»
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Merger will pave way forward, say chairmen
Premier and Championship clubs will play for the Priestley Cup (first teams) and Priestley Shield (second teams), while Conference teams will ... «Yorkshire Post, Jul 15»
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Agatha Christie best-seller And Then There Were None arrives at …
... Dalziel and Pascoe, joins the cast off the back of starring in a UK tour of another Bill Kenwright production, J.B Priestley's Dangerous Corner. «ChronicleLive, Jul 15»
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Mamet, Albee, Priestley highlight next 2nd Story season
Plays by David Mamet, Edward Albee and J.B. Priestley will take to 2nd Story Theatre's upstairs performance space when the theater opens its ... «The Providence Journal, Jul 15»
8
Meet Benjamin Franklin in 'Living History' Event
August 2 is “Oxygen Day,” the day English scientist and clergyman Joseph Priestley discovered oxygen in his laboratory. His historical home ... «The Inquisitr, Jul 15»
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Girl dies after alleged hit-and-run
By Lauren Priestley. A young girl has died after an alleged hit-and-run on the suburban streets of Opotiki in the early hours of the morning. «New Zealand Herald, Jul 15»
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Bradford and Central Yorkshire League set for historic merger
Premier and Championship clubs will play for the Priestley Cup (first teams) and Priestley Shield (second teams), while Conference teams will ... «Wakefield Express, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Priestley [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/priestley>. Jul 2020 ».
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