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Andersen (ˈændəsən Pronunciation for Andersen



  1. Hans Christian. 1805–75, Danish author of fairy tales, including The Ugly Duckling, The Tin Soldier, and The Snow Queen

Example Sentences Including 'Andersen'

' Andersen 's retirement comes on the eve of his testimonial season.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
A fairytale, perhaps, but not an innocent little fable from Hans Christian Andersen.
Howatch, Susan Absolute Truths
Brian Souter, executive chairman of Stagecoach, and Keith Cochrane, chief executive, previously worked for Andersen.
Glasgow Herald (2002)
Gretchen Andersen tapped on the door and pushed in softly as I was looking at the pictures.
Wood, Ted Fools Gold
In London, Andersen announced its acting worldwide chief executive would be Europe-based Mr Aldo Cardoso, the front-runner for the job.
Irish Times (2002)
Mr Andersen claims he will show evidence of an international obstruction of justice.
Irish Times (2002)
That, say observers, is one reason why firms like Arthur Andersen are trying to set up independent consulting businesses.
Business Today (2000)
There were no black sheep in Andersen - he would have found the idea distasteful.
Travers, P L What the Bee Knows - reflections on myth, symbol and story


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