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Fabian

1. of, relating to, or resembling the delaying tactics of the Roman general Q. Fabius Maximus (died 203 bc) who withstood Hannibal while avoiding a pitched battle; cautious; circumspect
2. a member of or sympathizer with the Fabian Society, an association of British socialists founded in 1884
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Jawaharlal Nehru, India's first prime minister when the country gained independence in 1947 also took inspiration from Fabian ideas for India to have a state owned economy.
With the advent of a Labour Party government in 1997, the Fabian Society also became a forum for New Labour ideas.
We [had previously] observed the prodigious amounts of light and heat created by black holes, now we have detected the sound," Fabian says.
The note is the deepest ever detected in the universe, Fabian says.
The Record's resident agony aunt said: "The Fabian Society may think these proposals are radical but there is little to worry HM or Prince Charles.
In an early Guy Rundle expedition into Fabianism, in the 1999-2000 Fabian essays, New Voices for Social Democracy, he wrote:
advocated a strong democratic programme infused by republican radicalism and defined in part against representative democracy as advocated by liberal radicals and Fabians.
Kallum MacIntyre believes the Young Fabians give him a chance to meet like-minded young people and his foray into the left was inspired by watching Gordon Brown leave Downing Street with his wife Sarah and two children.
Fabian in the Army Fabian and Diana at 1996 passing out The wreckage of Mrs Fabian's Mazda
The role of the ethnographer, the anthropologist as described by Fabian is to `represent Tshibumba and his work in such a way that they add to or deepen our knowledge of the culture in which they emerged.