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Synonyms for doyen
dɔɪˈɛn, ˈdɔɪ ən; Fr. dwaˈyɛ̃; dɔɪˈɛnz, ˈdɔɪ ɛnz; Fr. dwaˈyɛ̃doyen

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  1. dean, doyennoun

    a man who is the senior member of a group

    "he is the dean of foreign correspondents"


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  1. heavy weight

    doyen means: heavy weight; stalwart; "guru";

    winnie madikizela-mandela is the heavy weight of south african revolution fpr freedom (the doyen of sa revolution from late 1950's to 2018)

    Submitted by rinat on August 26, 2019  

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