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bear

(bâr)
n.
a. Any of various usually omnivorous mammals of the family Ursidae that have a shaggy coat and a short tail and walk with the entire lower surface of the foot touching the ground.
b. Any of various other animals, such as the koala, that resemble a true bear.
(1) A subculture in gay/bisexual male communities with events, codes and culture-specific identity that hinge around a hypermasculine identity
(2) A member of a subculture of gay/bisexual males who is hairy and often bearded. Some bears have embraced transgendered as well as non-gendered individuals

bear

see ursus, brunus edwardii and koala. Species of less legitimate lineage include Pooh, Paddington and Brideshead bears.
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Tim Clark, president, Emirates Airline noted: "This new operation bears testimony to our ongoing commitment to China offering enhanced capacity to the world's third-largest economy as it surges ahead with its international trade and development agenda.
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It's certainly a criticism which has been valid in the past, as two red cards and a separate three-match ban for a challenge which should have yielded a red bears testimony to.
ITL's general manager Nigel Harding said: "This award bears testimony to the unyielding commitment and hard work contributed by each and every member of our team.
The long grass at the once-immaculate sports ground bears testimony to the length of the miners' strike, says the caption to this Chronicle archive picture from July 1984.
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It becomes obvious that also Richard Exner bears testimony to the fact that literature mirrors the true essence of our existence and that the message of literature, in particular poetry, cannot be eclipsed or outdated by daily news programs and their mostly trivial content.
Men Working (1939) bears testimony to the physical strength and solid dignity of labor.