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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.
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(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
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The popularity of Downton Abbey, Upstairs Downstairs and Gosford Park bears testimony to this and Rosemary Scadden's study of Welsh girls in domestic service between the wars is sure to strike a chord.
Iskandar said: "It gives us tremendous satisfaction to be credited with this honour, since it bears testimony to our delivery of unmatched services and innovative offerings that have redefined the foreign exchange industry in the Middle East.
The award also bears testimony to our strategy and its excellent execution and our talented and hard-working employees in China.'
Hyundai UK chief Tony Whitehorn said: "To take the Best Estate Car award is a huge honour for us and it bears testimony to just how well the i40 Tourer performs.
Enough is enough, as the recent financial state of our country bears testimony.
The dearth of rich Protestant literature on the interior aspect of Christian living, except as it bears on the opening experience of conversion, bears testimony to its emphasis being elsewhere." It is startling that Kelly's observations were made over 70 years ago.
The recovery of more than 8,000 artefacts and antiquities during excavations in the last three years bears testimony to this.
Chief executive, Carsten Staehr said: "I am absolutely delighted for everyone in the company to have picked up this award, which bears testimony to our commitment to provide user-friendly solutions, backed up by outstanding personal service to our clients."
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.
However, the reality is that anyone looking after residents or patients, whether in public or private facilities, also "bears testimony to the intimacy and value of their work", as is mentioned on page one of the issue.
Director of the Home Sale Network, Richard Tucker, said: "The standard of all the award winners was high and bears testimony to the quality of Home Sale Network members."