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Khrushchev, Nikita

Syllabification: Khru·shchev, Nikita
Pronunciation: /ˈkro͝oSHˌCHev, -ˌCHôf, KHro͞oSHˈCHyôf
 
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Definition of Khrushchev, Nikita in English:

( 1894–1971), Soviet statesman; premier 1958–64; full name Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev. He came close to war with the US over the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962 and also clashed with China, which led to his being ousted by Brezhnev and Kosygin.

Derivatives

Khrushchevian

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Pronunciation: /kro͞oSHˈCHevēən/
adjective
Example sentences
  • John exploited Khrushchevian glasnost to gain access to hitherto unavailable archival materials.
  • Brezhnev hewed closely to basic Khrushchevian doctrines, though he was vastly more subdued in tone.
  • The Party's avowed goal was still the Khrushchevian motto - to catch up with the West in every sphere of ‘material and spiritual production.’

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