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 (gär′bō), Greta Originally Greta Louisa Gustafsson. 1905-1990.
Swedish-born American actress known for her reclusiveness and her work in such films as Queen Christina (1933) and Camille (1936).


n, pl -bos
informal Austral a dustman
[C20: from garbage]


(Biography) Greta (ˈɡrɛtə), real name Greta Lovisa Gustafson. 1905–90, US film actress, born in Sweden. Her films include Grand Hotel (1932), Queen Christina (1933), Anna Karenina (1935), Camille (1936), and Ninotchka (1939)


(ˈgɑr boʊ)

Greta (Greta Lovisa Gustaffson), 1905–90, U.S. film actress, born in Sweden.
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BEIRUT: A deal between Iran and the West over Tehran's nuclear program would revive the Islamic Republic's economy and push GDP growth to the 5-6 percent territory in the next fiscal year, Garbis Iradian, the International Institute of Finance's deputy director for the MENA region, told The Daily Star.
The state argued that Columbia Union qualifies as a pervasively sectarian institution, but Garbis disagreed.
More foreign companies could be based in Dubai to do business in Iran," said Garbis Iradian, Chief Economist, Africa/Middle East of IIF.
The IFF's Garbis Iradian had told The Daily Star that Lebanon could only see a rebound to a marginal positive growth the second half of 2013 if security conditions improved and a new Cabinet was formed, ending the political impasse.
Dr Garbis Iradian, IIF deputy director for the Africa and Middle East Department and principal author of the report, said growth in the UAE is expected to moderate to 3.
and EU sanctions have meant more economic hardships for 2012 and 2013," said Garbis Iradian, deputy director of the IIF's Africa and Middle East department.
Orange, lemon and tangerine syrups and beverages are served in a coffeehouse owned by Garbis in Vakyfly village.
Confidence in Dubai has been boosted by measures taken by the government and some of its agencies to restructure debts, according to Garbis Iradian, the deputy director of the Africa/Middle East department of the Washington-based Institute of International Finance (IIF).
Fereydun ``Fred'' Shahidzaeh was convicted of two counts of murder in the deaths of 52-year-old Garbis Tarakjian and his 45-year-old wife, Mayda, who were each shot several times on May 25, 2002.
The UAE looks resilient to the slump in oil prices given a relatively diversified economy, excellent infrastructure; a better regulated banking system, political stability, ample foreign assets, and a culture that is more open to the outside world than other GCC countries," said Garbis Iradian, chief economist of the Institute of International Finance.
5 and 1 percent in the first half of the year and could end the year in a net contraction, Garbis Iradian, deputy director for Middle East and Africa at the Institute of International Finance told The Daily Star.