Definition of Acheson, Dean in English:

Acheson, Dean

Line breaks: Dean Ache|son
Pronunciation: /ˈeɪtʃɪs(ə)n
 
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( 1893–1971), American statesman, Secretary of State 1949–53; full name Dean Gooderham Acheson. He was instrumental in the formation of NATO, and implemented the Marshall Plan and the Truman Doctrine.

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