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SAVAK Line breaks: SAVAK
Pronunciation: /ˈsavak/

Definition of SAVAK in English:


The secret intelligence organization of Iran, established in 1957 and disbanded in 1979.


Acronym from Persian Sāzmān-i-Attalāt Va Amnīyat-i-Keshvar 'National Security and Intelligence Organization'.

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