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Ag·new(ăg′no͞o′, -nyo͞o′), Spiro Theodore 1918-1996.
Vice president of the United States (1969-1973) under Richard M. Nixon. Agnew resigned amid charges of illegal financial dealings during his governorship of Maryland (1966-1968).
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(Biography) Spiro (ˈspɪərəʊ) Theodore. 1918–96, US Republican politician; vice president (1969–73)
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Ag•new(ˈæg nu, -nyu)
Spi•ro T(heodore) (ˈspɪər oʊ) 1918–96, U.S. vice president 1969–73; resigned 1973.
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