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Os·borne(ŏz′bərn, -bôrn′), John James 1929-1994.
British playwright and member of the Angry Young Men who is best known for his play Look Back in Anger (1956).
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1. (Biography) George (Gideon Oliver). born 1971, British Conservative politician; Chancellor of the Exchequer from 2010
2. (Biography) John (James). 1929–94, British dramatist. His plays include Look Back in Anger (1956), containing the prototype of the angry young man, Jimmy Porter, The Entertainer (1957), and Inadmissible Evidence (1964)
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Os•borne(ˈɒz bərn, -bɔrn, -boʊrn)
1. John (James), 1929–94, English playwright.
2. Thomas Mott, 1859–1926, U.S. prison reformer.
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