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Birt, Lord John

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishBirt, Lord JohnLord John BirtBirt, Lord John /bɜːt $ bɜːrt/  (1944–) a British businessman who worked for many years in television, and was the Director-General (=chief manager) of the BBC from 1992 to 2000. He became a member of the House of Lords in 2000, and his official title is Lord Birt of Liverpool. He has also been an adviser to the prime minister and chairman of a venture capital company.
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