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Perón, Juan Domingo

Syllabification: Pe·rón, Juan Domingo
Pronunciation: /
 
peˈrōn/

Definition of Perón, Juan Domingo in English:

( 1895–1974), Argentine soldier and statesman; president 1946–55 and 1973–74. The faltering economy and conflict with the Catholic Church led to his removal and exile. He returned to power in 1973, but died in office.

Derivatives

Peronism

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Pronunciation: /-ˌnizəm/
noun
Example sentences
  • Since this argument does not touch on the results, I choose the latter; after all, the embodiment of magical realism in Latin American politics is Peronism.
  • But in the last years of his life, probably because his rejection of Peronism, he supported the military regimes in Argentina.
  • But one is left with the feeling that these may depend more on the author's intimate knowledge of Peronism than on his epistemological angst or theoretical epiphanies.

Peronist

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adjective& noun
Example sentences
  • Argentina's extremely rigid labor laws, a legacy of the authoritarian Peronist era, also remain unreformed.
  • For decades afterwards, successive leaders attempted to utilise, rather than destroy, the Peronist bequest.
  • Argentina's tradition is Peronist, which is kind of a hybrid of socialism and liberalism.

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