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who's who

n
(Journalism & Publishing) a book or list containing the names and short biographies of famous people

who's′ who′


n.
1. a reference work containing short biographical entries on the outstanding persons in a country, industry, profession, etc.: a who's who in science.
2. the outstanding or influential persons in a community, industry, profession, or other group.
[1840–50]
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