from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Richards, I(vor) A(rmstrong) 1893-1979. British literary critic who helped to develop Basic English and was a founder of the New Criticism movement.
  • Richards, Theodore William 1868-1928. American chemist. He won a 1914 Nobel Prize for determining the atomic weight of more than 50 elements.

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  • proper n. An English and Welsh patronymic surname from the given name Richard.

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  • n. English literary critic who collaborated with C. K. Ogden and contributed to the development of Basic English (1893-1979)


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