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Jaruzelski, Wojciech Syllabification: Ja·ru·zel·ski, Wojciech
Pronunciation: /ˌyärəˈzelskē/

Definition of Jaruzelski, Wojciech in English:

(1923–2014), Polish general and statesman; prime minister 1981–85; head of state 1985–89, and president 1989–90. Upon the rise of Solidarity, he imposed martial law and banned labor union activities; after Solidarity’s victory in the 1989 elections, he supervised Poland’s transition to a democracy.
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