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Profumo, John

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Pronunciation: /prəˈfjuːməʊ
 
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Definition of Profumo, John in English:

( 1915–2006), British Conservative politician; full name John Dennis Profumo. In 1960 he was appointed Secretary of State for War under Harold Macmillan. Three years later news broke of his relationship with the mistress of a Soviet diplomat, Christine Keeler, raising fears of a security breach and precipitating his resignation.

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