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Waldheim, Kurt Syllabification: Wald·heim, Kurt
Pronunciation: /ˈvôldˌhīm/ /ˈwôld-/ /ˈvält-/

Definition of Waldheim, Kurt in English:

( 1918–2007), Austrian diplomat and statesman; president 1986–92. He was secretary general of the United Nations 1972–81. His later career was blemished by revelations about his service as a German officer in World War II.

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