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This is the duo that William Razzouk, a straitlaced, 48-year-old sales-and-marketing executive who left the Number Two job at Federal Express to become AOL's president in February, was supposed to complement.
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First Known Use of straitlaced
STRAITLACED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of straitlaced for English Language Learners
: very proper in manners, morals, or opinion
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