Big Four

ABC, CBS, Fox, and NBC television networks (in late 1990s); at the Johns Hopkins Medical School—William Howard Welch, William Osler, Howard Atwood Kelly, William Stewart Halsted; California railroad builders Charles Crocker, Mark Hopkins, Collis P Huntington, and Leland Stanford; civil-rights leaders of the 1960s: Martin Luther King, Jr., James Farmer, Roy Wilkins, and Whitney Young; Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago, and St Louis; Great Britain, France, Italy, and the United States at the end of World War I, their representatives at the Peace Conference—Lloyd George, Georges Clemenceau, Vittorio Orlando, and Woodrow Wilson

Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games. 2013.

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  • Big Four — or The Big Four may refer to:Companies*Big Four (companies) **Record labels: Sony BMG, EMI, Universal Music Group, Warner Music Group **American television networks: ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX *Big Four (banks), in various countries *Big Four auditors,… …   Wikipedia

  • Big four —  Ne doit pas être confondu avec Big Four of Thrash.  Ne doit pas être confondu avec Big Four (football). . On appelle Big Four ou Fat Four (littéralement, les « quatre gros ») les quatre groupes d audit les plus importants au… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Big Four — (engl. die großen Vier ) bezeichnet Big Four (Banken), in vielen Ländern jeweils die vier größten Banken Big Four Prüfungsgesellschaften, die vier größten internationalen Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaften Major Label, die vier großen Plattenlabel …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Big Four — noun A collective name for the four largest UK clearing banks: HSBC, Lloyds TSB, Barclays and the Royal Bank of Scotland • • • Main Entry: ↑big …   Useful english dictionary

  • Big Four — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Big Four signifie en anglais les quatre (plus) grands. Il peut s agir de : Sommaire 1 Personnalités 2 Toponymes …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Big Four — /bɪg fɔ:/ noun 1. the four large British commercial banks: Barclays, LloydsTSB, HSBC and Natwest (now joined by several former building societies that have become banks) 2. the four largest Japanese securities houses: Daiwa, Nikko, Nomura and… …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • Big Four — /bɪg ˈfɔ/ (say big faw) noun the United States, Great Britain, the Soviet Union, and France in the United Nations in the period immediately following World War II …   Australian English dictionary

  • Big Four — four great nations that participated in the treaty of Versailles in 1919 …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Big Four — 1) The major High Street or commercial banks in the UK: Barclays (now incorporating the Woolwich), Lloyds TSB, HSBC (formerly Midland), and NatWest (now owned by the Royal Bank of Scotland). In terms of market capitalization the four were joined… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • Big Four — Bịg Four   [ fɔː; englisch »die großen Vier«], die vier großen Londoner Depositenbanken: Barclays Bank, Lloyds Bank, Midland Bank und National Westminster Bank. Entsprechend heißen Schweizerische Bankgesellschaft, Schweizerischer Bankverein und… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Big Four — 1) The major High Street or commercial banks in the UK: Barclays (now incorporating the Woolwich), Lloyds TSB, HSBC (formerly Midland), and NatWest (now owned by the Royal Bank of Scotland). In terms of market capitalization the four were joined… …   Accounting dictionary

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