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Car·ne·gie

 (kär′nə-gē, kär-nā′gē, -nĕg′ē), Andrew 1835-1919.
Scottish-born American industrialist and philanthropist who amassed a fortune in the steel industry and donated millions of dollars for the benefit of the public.

Car·ne·gie

 (kär′nə-gē), Dale 1888-1955.
American educator known for his self-improvement book How to Win Friends and Influence People (1936).

Carnegie

(ˈkɑːnəɡɪ; kɑːˈneɪ-)
n
(Biography) Andrew. 1835–1919, US steel manufacturer and philanthropist, born in Scotland: endowed public libraries, education, and research trusts

Car•ne•gie

(ˈkɑr nɪ gi, kɑrˈneɪ gi, -ˈnɛg i)

n.
Andrew, 1835–1919, U.S. steel manufacturer and philanthropist, born in Scotland.
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Noun1.Carnegie - United States educator famous for writing a book about how to win friends and influence people (1888-1955)
2.Carnegie - United States industrialist and philanthropist who endowed education and public libraries and research trusts (1835-1919)Carnegie - United States industrialist and philanthropist who endowed education and public libraries and research trusts (1835-1919)
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Even the great and good Andrew Carnegie has made his profession of faith in the matter.
And then had come the railway, and then villas and villas, and then the gas-works and the water-works, and a great, ugly sea of workmen's houses, and then drainage, and the water vanished out of the Otterbourne and left it a dreadful ditch, and then a second railway station, Bun Hill South, and more houses and more, more shops, more competition, plate-glass shops, a school-board, rates, omnibuses, tramcars--going right away into London itself--bicycles, motor-cars and then more motor-cars, a Carnegie library.
Butler, and by Andrew Carnegie, who, from a poor immigrant boy had arisen to be the book-giver of the world.
She drew books from the Carnegie Library and studied physiology and hygiene, and learned a myriad of things about herself and the ways of woman's health that she had never been taught by Sarah, the women of the orphan asylum, nor by Mrs.
They've got a jack-pot over there on the weather coast--my word, the boy that could get my head would be a second Carnegie! A hundred and fifty pigs and shell money no end the village's collected for the chap that gets me and delivers."
Mind you, if my letters lead to anything it will probably be a situation as an earnest bill-clerk or an effervescent office-boy, for Rockefeller and Carnegie and that lot have swiped all the soft jobs.
"Caesar had his Brutus--the cotton has its boliworm, the chorus girl has her Pittsburger, the summer boarder has his poison ivy, the hero has his Carnegie medal, art has its Morgan, the rose has its--"
Andrew Carnegie, to be used for the purpose of erecting a new library building.
Former Welsh Government Heritage Minister Rhodri Glyn Thomas AM has suggested an exhibition is held in the National Assembly to celebrate the Carnegie legacy.
Dowd herself won a Carnegie Medal posthumously in 2009 for Bog Child.
English assessment and instruction software developer Carnegie Speech has announced a global agreement with Pan Am International Flight Academy.
A habitual harsh mouthed cynical, after reading the book How to Make Friends, written by the great sycophancy master Dale Carnegie, decided to use the great master's methods.