Sargent

biographical name (1)
Sar·​gent | \ ˈsär-jənt How to pronounce Sargent (audio) \

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 (Entry 1 of 2)

John Sing*er \ ˈsiŋ-​ər How to pronounce ˈsiŋ-ər (audio)\ 1856–1925 American painter

Sargent

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Definition of Sargent (Entry 2 of 2)

Thomas J(ohn) 1943–     American economist

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