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pe·an

 (pē′ən)
n.
Variant of paean.

pean

(ˈpiːən)
n
(Historical Terms) a less common US spelling of paean

pean

(piːn)
n
(Heraldry) heraldry a fur of sable spotted with or
[C16: of uncertain origin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pean - (ancient Greece) a hymn of praise (especially one sung in ancient Greece to invoke or thank a deity)
hymn, anthem - a song of praise (to God or to a saint or to a nation)
Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic - a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil
antiquity - the historic period preceding the Middle Ages in Europe
2.pean - a formal expression of praise
congratulations, extolment, kudos, praise - an expression of approval and commendation; "he always appreciated praise for his work"
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Durante la intervencion, Pean hace una breve pausa para informar a la audiencia con voz potente de todo lo que ve y hace, al tiempo que vigila a sus ayudantes y no duda en empujarlos con brusquedad si ocultan el campo operatorio.
Au sujet de la relation entre le journaliste et les services de securite, Pierre Pean a estime que [beaucoup moins que]cela ne gene pas du fait que le policier peut avoir facilement une information de taille qu'il veut publier[beaucoup plus grand que].
One of City's biggest disappointments last season was their failure to go beyond the Champions League group stage and it would be only natural for the club to prepare as thoroughly as possible for this year's Euro pean adventure, which begins with a trip to Real Madrid on Tuesday.
Cammas, 39, is the first Frenchman to win the competition -- considered the pinnacle of ocean racing -- since Lionel Pean led Team Spirit to victory in the 1985-1986 edition.
Hungary says it will defend its 2010 decision to impose special taxes on telecommunications firms despite a warning from the Euro pean Union that it could take the country to court if the levies are maintained.
Jules Pean (1830 - 1898) was the son of a miller and had to support himself through medical school by teaching Anatomy to his fellow students.
Pean charged Kouchner with all sorts of political, ideological, and financial malfeasance.
Bain & Company said it has appointed Jean-Marie Pean to the position of Chairman Middle East.
Publisher Claude Durand, who released the book in November 2005, was also cleared of all charges, although the court turned down a request for damages to Pean, saying he had "exposed himself" to the lawsuit.
It caused heavy damage to the party office, apartment buildings and cars in the suburb of La Pean.
Pean brings both an established track record of leading successful Bain teams and of successfully launching new offices for the firm, having opened the Bain Brussels office in 1990 and leading the Paris Office until 2001.
It is assumed that the explosives ingredient was not dispatched by the Euro= pean Union, but labeled as aid by terrorist groups to take advantage of Isr= ael's efforts to appease human rights groups by limiting scrutiny of foreig= n aid shipments to Gaza.