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Stoppard, Sir Tom

Syllabification: Stop·pard, Sir Tom
Pronunciation: /ˈstäpərd, ˈstäpˌärd
 
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Definition of Stoppard, Sir Tom in English:

( 1937-), British playwright, born in Czechoslovakia; born Thomas Straussler. His best-known plays are comedies, often dealing with metaphysical and ethical questions. His Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (1966) is based on the characters from Shakespeare’s Hamlet.

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