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dalek Line breaks: dalek
Pronunciation: /ˈdɑːlɛk/

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Definition of dalek in English:

noun

A member of a race of hostile alien machine-organisms which appeared in the BBC television science fiction series Doctor Who from 1963.

Origin

1960s: invented by the scriptwriter Terry Nation ( 1930–97).

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