Peres [per-ez] Examples noun

  1. 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.

  1. father.
  2. 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.

    The Inside Story of U.S. Meddling in Israel’s Elections

    Aaron David Miller

    December 4, 2014

  • President Peres has already suggested that Israel will seriously consider ratifying the Chemical Weapons Convention.

    Toward a WMD-Free Zone in the Middle East

    Hillel Schenker

    October 28, 2013

  • On June 18, he wrote: “Question for Peres, Clinton and Blair—how many ‘victims of peace’ never celebrated their 10th birthday?”

    Bullying Israeli Government Flack Sparks Diplomatic Row—Among Other Concerns

    Noga Tarnopolsky

    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.

    The Peres Parade: A Macher’s Paradise

    Elisheva Goldberg

    June 19, 2013

  • It was light on Middle East issues, he said, which is strange because that’s what Peres is known for.

    The Peres Parade: A Macher’s Paradise

    Elisheva Goldberg

    June 19, 2013

  • Historical Examples of peres

  • The peres and nobles, with the chief gouernour, standeth asPlato.

    A booke called the Foundacion of Rhetorike

    Richard Rainolde

  • Les saints Peres la condamnent dans leurs crits; Ils la regardent comme un reste du paganisme, & Comme une cole d’impuret.

    A Short View of the Immorality, and Profaneness of the English Stage

    Jeremy Collier

  • The Hebrew word is “Peres,” a term which only occurs twice when signifying a species of bird; namely, in Lev.

    Bible Animals;

    J. G. Wood

  • She leaves legacies to her “servants” numbering, about one hundred and forty, and among whom are several knights and “peres.”

    Dealings With The Dead

    A Sexton of the Old School

  • British Dictionary definitions for peres Peres noun

    1. 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

    père noun

    1. 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.

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