Knut


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Knut

 (kə-no͞ot′, -nyo͞ot′)
See Canute.
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Knut

(kəˈnjuːt)
n
(Biography) a variant spelling of Canute
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Ca•nute

(kəˈnut, -ˈnyut)

n.
A.D. 994?–1035, Danish king of England 1017–35; of Denmark 1018–35; and of Norway 1028–35.
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Noun1.Knut - king of Denmark and Norway who forced Edmund II to divide England with him; on the death of Edmund II, Canute became king of all England (994-1035)
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We do not know how much Knut Knutsen knew about Bruno Taut's 'Alpine Architecture' (1918), where crystalline building forms seemingly grow out of the mountain.
However, the Registrar of Trade Unions in a letter dated August 29 to the Knut secretary-general expunged Mr Sossion's name from the register of officials.
Teachers will not be cowed by this dirty trick aimed at stopping their pursuit of their rights,' Kitale Knut secretary Dickson Okema said.
Now a fully-grown bear weighing some 440lbs (200kg), Knut is no longer the adorable ball of white fluff who took the world by storm, but he remains hugely popular.
Keepers who saw him distracted Knut and lured him into his cage.
Whereas "The Big Chill" reunited former '60s friends 20 years later to show where their ideals had gone, "They've Got Knut" brings together still active "idealists" during their last hurrah--but observed from the jaded distance of the present.
For Knut, I don't see how it can rise again to what it used to be after this leadership chaos.
The TSC is withholding a portion of the salaries of some KNUT teachers because a court struck down parts of policies that came in with the new CBA, increasing salaries
Knut was thrown into the media spotlight four years ago after his mum Tosca abandoned him at birth.
Critics condemned Knut's hand-rearing, fretted about his commodification and predicted that his over-identification with people would alienate him from his own kind and so, place him at risk.
The executives forced their way into Knut House on Mfangano Street but were restrained by the police.On Wednesday, Mr Sossion had moved to court and obtained an order stopping the meeting of the organisation's top brass.
Knut officials will also be transferred within geographical areas of their respective union branches, according to the ruling.