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Best

1. Charles Herbert. 1899--1978, Canadian physiologist: associated with Banting and Macleod in their discovery of insulin in 1922
2. George. born 1946, Northern Ireland footballer

Best

 

(Persian), in the common law of Iran, the right of sanctuary (inviolability) in sacred and inviolable places. The custom of offering sanctuary in the most revered religious places (temples, mosques, tombs, and so forth) is widespread in the Islamic countries of the East. Beginning in the 19th century, best was sometimes extended to foreign embassies, missions, and other institutions enjoying extraterritoriality.

People often had recourse to best as a sign of protest against the tyranny and oppression of the authorities. In such cases best assumed the character of mass political demonstrations accompanied by the closing of bazaars, stores, and workshops by their owners. Best was widely used during the Iranian Revolution of 1905–1911.

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99) with their National Best Friends Day, a friendship festival thought-up by Cathy.
She's beautiful, young and cool, everything Paris looks for in a British best friend.
And we heard from people whose best friends moved away a long time ago, but who stay in touch nonetheless thanks to a little modern technology called e-mail.
BEST FRIEND is a lofty and serious role to assume, never mind who makes it to Forever or who makes it to next weekend.