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Menachem . 1913--92, Israeli statesman, born in Poland. In Palestine after 1942, he became a leader of the militant Zionists; prime minister of Israel (1977--83); Nobel peace prize jointly with Sadat 1978. In 1979 he concluded the Camp David treaty with Anwar Sadat of Egypt
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BEGIN

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(computer science)
An enclosing statement of ALGOL used to indicate the beginning of a block; any variable in a block enclosed by BEGIN and END is normally local to this block.
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