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1(type, sort)tipo masculineclase femininepeople of that ilk — la gente de esa calaña / ralea derogatory
- The drive to increase access to universities fits in with New Labour pronouncements on social inclusion and the ilk.
- I suspect my old school chums, those who were of the right ilk, went down this path and have continued.
- The one thing lacking on first inspection is a goal machine in the ilk of Kevin Phillips.
- But so it was until it was won by vibrant and brave men of the ilk of Sir George.
- The Book Store takes any kind of books in trade, and will give you store credit for books of the same ilk.
- I expect almost all other Boers in the South African cricket side to be of a similar ilk.
- Our reply to this reader and other critics of the same ilk is that they seem to have ignored our initial argument.
- All my friends and acquaintances throughout my life have been of the same ilk.
- His latest venture is of a different ilk, reliant as it is on appealing to the wider community in North Carolina.
- Their music has a certain chill of winter to it that most bands of a similar ilk don't possess.
- As a former footballer myself, I know that they are of the simplest ilk.
- Yet rather than opting for safe tracks of the same ilk, Doves have chosen to expand their sound.
- You would hardly say that the Greens are monarchists or from the conservative ilk.
- I grieve for both that they have had to, and still must, live amongst the ilk known as the British.
- Don't expect players of the ilk of Zidane and Hagi to continue holding court in the knock-out stages though.
- It is something more of the sort of ilk we would expect in terms of a Government bill regulating a profession.
- The sorts of excuses we are seeing from George and his ilk are truly disgusting.
- After a few minutes one song tends to blend into the other and indeed many other bands of the ilk.
- We came to the conclusion that comic fans of a certain ilk become acutely aware of Betty.
- He proves he is in the same ilk as other great soul singers like Barry White and Marvin Gaye.
2Scottish(place)Macleod of that ilk — Macleod, del lugar homónimo
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