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Hawke, Bob

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Pronunciation: /hɔːk
 
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Definition of Hawke, Bob in English:

(B.1929), Australian Labor statesman, Prime Minister 1983–91; full name Robert James Lee Hawke. During his premiership he pursued an economic programme based on free-market policies and tax reform.

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