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Takeshita, Noboru

Syllabification: Tak·e·shi·ta, Noboru
Pronunciation: /ˌtäkəˈSHētə
 
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Definition of Takeshita, Noboru in English:

( 1924–2000) Japanese politician. He served as Japan’s prime minister from 1987 until 1989, when he was forced to resign because of a scandal that involved bribery and many in his cabinet. He remained a powerful force in Japanese politics.

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