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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.

mavin

verb
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It comes across as very grassroots," says Kelley, who's just begun his biggest Mavin project: creating the Mavin Foundation, a nonprofit organization that focuses on educating different communities about issues of race, ethnicity and culture.
Long may Mavin Khoo continue to bring such lovely work to his audiences and I look forward to his next visit.
HAPPY Yvonne Mavin of Berwick with husband John and other daughter Marion.
The pressure eventually told when a blindside pick-up-and-go from the scrum by Mavin fed John Nightingale who timed his pass perfectly to put Adam Rowling over in the corner.
Customers refuse to be taken for granted, and businesses must take a proactive approach toward keeping customers and creating new ones," said Mavin.
Mrs Mavin, who lives at Osborne Crescent, added: "I think they just take everything away from Berwick.
Tom Mavin picked up and went blindside, dummying the winger and then drawing the full back to release Fezan Mughal in space to run in superbly from just inside the Otley half.
He became responsible for the lighting of the lamps in the house, telephoning John Mavin, caretaker of the electric light, who was stationed by the generator.
Mark Mavin, Kevin Bell, Marc Nixon, Josh Baston and Kevin Chapman were all on target, the Amble response from Callum Fenwick.
Mavin picked up at eight just inside the Billingham half and a change of pace and a hand off saw him score in the far corner, a great solo effort.
On target for The Trap were Marc Mavin (2) and Josh Baston, the HMP counters claimed by Ryan McCue and Dale Huggins.
Quick-thinking teenagers James Mavin and Michael Purvis, both 15, scooped a national award for their life-saving work.
Power Station, taking first knock, ran up an impressive 201-6, largely due to Trevor Mavin (58) with good support from McKenna (36) and Steve Shields (36no).
There was also a brace from Jack Small and single strikes from Josh Baston, Luke Baston, Neil Wallace and Marc Mavin.
Michael Purvis and James Mavin, both 15, were on the bus home from Castle View Enterprise Academy, Sunderland, when they spotted a man who had collapsed on the street.