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Ruyter

(ˈraɪtə; Dutch ˈrœitər)
n
(Biography) Michiel Adriaanszoon de (miːˈxiːl ˌaːdriˈaːnsun də). 1607–76, Dutch admiral, noted for actions in the Anglo-Dutch wars in 1652–53, 1665–67, 1672, and 1673, when he prevented an Anglo-French invasion
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In vain his godfather offered to him a place in the public service, -- in vain did he try to give him a taste for glory, -- although Cornelius, to gratify his godfather, did embark with De Ruyter upon "The Seven Provinces," the flagship of a fleet of one hundred and thirty-nine sail, with which the famous admiral set out to contend singlehanded against the combined forces of France and England.
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Hearne and De Ruyter survey the present state of evidence on regional disparities across Britain, discuss the different measures of regional economic performance currently being used, and argue that Brexit will present an opportunity to reassess regional needs and and measuring approaches.
This strengthened partnership is reflection of our faith in PLDT being able to continue their provision of such excellent service," said J de Ruyter "Toto" Oroceo, CEO and chairman of the Board of DPI of the collaboration with PLDT.
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Caption: ABOVE: HNSLM De Ruyter (F804) alongside U.S.S Arleigh Burke in harbor.
From the International Labor Organization, Director-General Guy Ryder writes about the challenges of valuing work as the labor market changes, which is followed by an examination of the gig economy by Alex De Ruyter, director of the Center for Brexit Studies at Birmingham City University, Martyn Brown, and John Burgess.
The De Ruyter opened fire and the Houston followed immediately.
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She was so sweet and patient with us." As they waited for their counter to open, Stefan Ruyter, who hails from Belgium, was explaining to his son, Nigel, the details of the intricate roof atop the airport.
1665 - Battle at Elmina, Gold Coast Vice-Admiral De Ruyter beats English