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Trudeau, Pierre Elliott

Syllabification: Tru·deau, Pierre Elliott
Pronunciation: /
 
tro͞oˈdō/

Definition of Trudeau, Pierre Elliott in English:

( 1919–2000), Canadian Liberal statesman; prime minister 1968–79 and 1980–84. Noted for his commitment to federalism, he made both English and French official languages of the Canadian government in 1969, held a provincial referendum in Quebec in 1980 that rejected independence, and saw the transfer of residual constitutional powers from Britain to Canada in 1982.

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