Naipaul

biographical name
Nai·​paul | \ ˈnī-ˌpȯl How to pronounce Naipaul (audio) \

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Sir V(idiadhar) S(urajprasad) 1932–2018 British (Trinidadian-born of Indian parents) writer

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“Naipaul.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Naipaul. Accessed 2 Jun. 2020.

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