Peres [per-ez] Examples noun
- Shi·mon [shi-mohn] /ʃɪˈmoʊn/, born 1923, Israeli political leader, born in Poland: prime minister 1984–86, 1995–96.
père [per; English pair] noun, plural pères [per; English pairz] /pɛr; English pɛərz/. French.
- senior: Dumas père.
Examples from the Web for peres Contemporary Examples of peres
But if it had, Clinton might very well have gone for it to help Peres win the election.
Aaron David Miller
December 4, 2014
President Peres has already suggested that Israel will seriously consider ratifying the Chemical Weapons Convention.
October 28, 2013
On June 18, he wrote: “Question for Peres, Clinton and Blair—how many ‘victims of peace’ never celebrated their 10th birthday?”
August 21, 2013
Sam Chester, an American from Minneapolis who immigrated to Israel in 2009, came to Peres’s 86th birthday party four years ago.
June 19, 2013
It was light on Middle East issues, he said, which is strange because that’s what Peres is known for.
June 19, 2013
Historical Examples of peres
The peres and nobles, with the chief gouernour, standeth asPlato.
Les saints Peres la condamnent dans leurs crits; Ils la regardent comme un reste du paganisme, & Comme une cole d’impuret.
The Hebrew word is “Peres,” a term which only occurs twice when signifying a species of bird; namely, in Lev.
J. G. Wood
She leaves legacies to her “servants” numbering, about one hundred and forty, and among whom are several knights and “peres.”
A Sexton of the Old School
British Dictionary definitions for peres Peres noun
- Shimon (ʃiːˈməʊn). born 1923, Israeli statesman, born in Poland: prime minister (1984–86; 1995–96); president from 2007; Nobel peace prize 1994 jointly with Yasser Arafat and Yitzhak Rabin
- an addition to a French surname to specify the father rather than the son of the same nameDumas père Compare fils 1
Word Origin and History for peres pere
1610s, “a French priest,” from French père “father,” from Latin patrem (nominative pater); see father (n.). Attached to a name, to distinguish father from son of the same name, from 1802.