Khrushchev

biographical name
Khru·​shchev | \ kru̇sh-ˈchȯf How to pronounce Khrushchev (audio) , -ˈchȯv, -ˈchef, -ˈchev; ˈkrüsh-ˌchȯf, -ˌchȯv, -ˌchef, -ˌchev \

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Ni*ki*ta \ nə-​ˈkē-​tə How to pronounce Khrushchev (audio) \ Sergeyevich 1894–1971 Soviet politician; premier of Soviet Union (1958–64)

Other Words from Khrushchev

Khrushchevian \ kru̇sh-​ˈchȯ-​vē-​ən How to pronounce Khrushchevian (audio) , -​ˈchō-​ \ adjective
Khrushchevite \ kru̇sh-​ˈchȯ-​ˌvīt How to pronounce Khrushchevite (audio) , -​ˈche-​ˌvīt ; ˈkrüsh-​ˌchȯ-​ˌvīt , -​ˌche-​ˌvīt \ adjective

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“Khrushchev.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Khrushchev. Accessed 30 Mar. 2020.

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