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McKinley, William

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishMcKinley, WilliamWilliam McKinleyMc‧Kin‧ley, William  (1843–1901) a US politician in the republican party who was president from 1897 to 1901. He greatly increased tariffs (=taxes on goods coming into the country) so that US companies would become stronger and more successful. He was shot and killed in Buffalo, New York.
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