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ˈwɔ tərˌgeɪt, ˈwɒt ər-Water·gate

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  1. Watergate, Watergate scandal(noun)

    a political scandal involving abuse of power and bribery and obstruction of justice; led to the resignation of Richard Nixon in 1974


  1. Watergate(ProperNoun)

    An American political scandal (beginning with a burglary in the Watergate Hotel in Washington, DC in 1972) that eventually led to resignation of US President Richard Nixon.

  2. watergate(Noun)

    a gate opening onto water, or only or mainly accessible by water.

  3. Origin: From the name of the Watergate Hotel

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Watergate in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Watergate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Watergate in a Sentence

  1. Donald Trump:

    This looks like Watergate on steroids, frankly.

  2. Filmmaker Spike Lee:

    It has to be, this is like some Watergate stuff.

  3. Richard Milhous Nixon:

    I want you to stonewall it. (To staff on news of break-in at Watergate)

  4. Richard Milhous Nixon:

    There will be no whitewash in the White House. (On Watergate investigation)

  5. Tom Arnold:

    Because John Dean -- people didn't know who John Dean -- people was during Watergate, we do now.

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