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also ma·vin  (mā′vən)
A person who has special knowledge or experience; an expert.

[Yiddish meyvn, from Hebrew mēbîn, active participle of hēbîn, to understand, derived stem of bîn, to discern; see byn in Semitic roots.]
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Noun1.mavin - someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any fieldmavin - someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
expert - a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
track star - a star runner
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The successful candidate will also receive one-to-one mentoring support from Prof Sharon Mavin, Director of Newcastle University Business School - an internationallyrenowned expert in gender, leadership and organisation studies.
Mavin Khoo himself danced a floor-based solo, Ashta Padi, where the distinctive fluttering hand movements of the classical kathak dancer, were allied to the almost ecstatic beauty of Khoo's facial expressions in a way which was truly hypnotic.
The driver immediately stopped and "remonstrated" with Mavin and his pals as the girls immediately got off.
The pressure eventually told when a blindside pick-up-and-go from the scrum by Mavin fed John Nightingale who timed his pass perfectly to put Adam Rowling over in the corner.
Rema is a fast rising Nigerian hip hop rapper, Afro beats singer, songwriter, stage performer, recording artist and a model currently signed by both Don Jazzy's Mavin Records and D'Prince's Jonzing World.
Prof Mavin said: "These scholarships enable exceptional candidates from across the globe to develop the leadership and managerial skills required in an uncertain world."
For the President's XI, skippered by Ross Symington, Chris Fowler took 4-45 off his eight-over spell - aided by three fantastic catches in the deep by Joe Mavin.
Karen Mavin, Year 5 teacher, led the assembly which focused on the threat of library closures and why pupils should use libraries.
These take place within dynamic formation routines, with frequent acrobatic leaps from the very impressive Mavin Khoo.
Popular musician, Banky W, alongside trending singer Teni, and Mavin's new signee, Rema are set to thrill graduating secondary school students at the first ever prom concert in Nigeria tagged 'Afroprom' holding at Eko Hotel Convention Centre, Lagos on July 14.
SHARON Mavin, 52, is director of Newcastle University Business School, the first woman to hold the role.