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Deng Xiaoping Syllabification: Deng Xiao·ping
Pronunciation: /ˈdəNG ˈSHouˈpiNG/
(also Teng Hsiao-p'ing)

Definition of Deng Xiaoping in English:

( 1904–97), Chinese communist statesman; vice-premier 1973–76 and 1977–80; vice-chairman of the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party 1977–80. Discredited during the Cultural Revolution, he was reinstated in 1977 and became the leader of China.

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