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Bes

 (bĕs)
n. Mythology
The Egyptian god of music and revelry and the guardian deity of women in labor, often depicted as a dwarf.

[Egyptian bs.]
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Bes

(bɛs)
n
(Non-European Myth & Legend) an ancient Egyptian god represented as a grotesque hairy dwarf: the patron of music and pleasure
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beth

(beɪs, beɪt, bɛt)

also bet



n.
the second letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
[1905–10; < Hebrew bēth literally, house; see beta]
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The ISA called on ministers to prove commitment to the software sector by extending the life of the Business Expansion Scheme (BES) beyond the end of the year when it is due to finish.
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