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J. Edgar Hoover

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Noun

1. hoover, j. edgar hoover, john edgar hoover

United States lawyer who was director of the FBI for 48 years (1895-1972)

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J. Edgar Hoover

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nounWord forms: plural j's, J's or Js
1. 
the tenth letter and seventh consonant of the modern English alphabet
2. 
a speech sound represented by this letter, in English usually a voiced palato-alveolar affricate, as in jam
symbol for
1. mathematics
the unit vector along the y-axis
2. Also called: i obsolete
the imaginary number √–1
symbol for
1. cards
jack
2. 
joule(s)
3. 
current density
abbreviation for
4. 
Japan (international car registration)

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J. Edgar Hoover

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1. 
January
2.  Physics
joule
3. 
Judge
4. 
July
5. 
June
6. 
Justice
nounWord forms: plural J's or j's
1. 
the tenth letter of the English alphabet: formerly a variant of I, i, in the 17th cent. it became established as a consonant only, as in Julius, originally spelled Iulius
2. 
any of the speech sounds that this letter represents, as, in English, the j of joy
3. 
a type or impression for j or J
4. 
the tenth in a sequence or group
5. 
an object shaped like J
adjective
6. 
of j or J
7. 
tenth in a sequence or group
8. 
shaped like J
noun
Physics
the imaginary number -1

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J. Edgar Hoover

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American director of the FBI (1924-1972). He is remembered for fighting gangsterism during the Prohibition era and for a vigorous anti-Communist campaign after World War II.

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