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namesake

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishnamesakename‧sake /ˈneɪmseɪk/ noun   somebody’s namesake
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namesakePeters, like his familial namesake, was a hoper.But hardly for his present namesake.Modelled on its Princeton namesake, it is funded mainly by the state of Berlin.Mr Coleman is as diffident as his television namesake, at the microphone, is garrulous.Indeed, in political terms Die-hard conservatism proved to be even less relevant than its pre-war namesake.
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