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Perón, Juan Domingo

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Pronunciation: /pɛˈrɒn
 
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Definition of Perón, Juan Domingo in English:

( 1895–1974), Argentinian soldier and statesman, President 1946–55 and 1973-4. He participated in the 1943 military coup, and was later elected President, winning popular support with his social reforms. The faltering economy and conflict with the Church led to his removal and exile.

Derivatives

Peronism

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Pronunciation: /ˈpɛrəˌnɪz(ə)m/
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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