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maven

One who is, is believed to be, or believes oneself to be an expert in some area, field, or topic. Anyone proclaiming to be a maven when it comes to dating or hooking up is just looking to take your money. You should talk to my cousin Jerry—he's a real maven in the stock market.

maven

and mavin (ˈmevnæ)
1. n. an expert; a self-proclaimed expert. (From Hebrew mevin via Yiddish.) A maven in the stock market you are not.
2. in. to act as a maven (sense 1). She’s always mavening about something.
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Respondents completed an online survey that included the Internet maven scale (Appendix 1), questions regarding their Internet usage, and demographics.
If he's not, the other Mavens do their best to change that.
A few thousand mavens like this lady can be a very, very
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IPO Maven is very skilled at gathering company intelligence, and the quality of data it provides is impressive," added Bode.
Respondents were instructed not to consult with each other while recording their responses to the maven scale and purchase evaluative criteria importance questions.
The PS20m fund set up by Business Durham, part of Durham County Council and run by Maven Capital Partners - one of the UK's most active private equity houses and SME finance providers, aims to support the growth of high potential businesses located in, or looking to relocate to the county.
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Maven is being tested through a pilot programme with ride-hailing company Uber.
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An independent publisher specializing in forward-thinking business books by executives, business owners, educators, journalists and other experts, Maven House Press was founded in 2012.
Solar-wind erosion is an important mechanism for atmospheric loss, and was important enough to account for significant change in the Martian climate," said Joe Grebowsky, MAVEN project scientist from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.
NASA's bat-winged MAVEN spacecraft has detected dust high in the Red Planet's atmosphere and auroras across its northern hemisphere, team members announced in March at the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference.
Shortly after arriving at Mars in September, the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution mission, or MAVEN, discovered a wispy layer of dust suspended several hundred kilometers above the Martian surface.