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Ceauşescu

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noun
  1. Ni·co·lae [nee-kaw-lahy] /ˌni kɔˈlaɪ/, 1918–89, Romanian political leader: president 1967–89.
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  • In speaking of the role of the arts, Ceausescu declared that they must serve the single purpose of socialist-communist education.

    Area Handbook for Romania

    Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole

  • Ceausescu serves concurrently as the president of his country, which is known officially as the Socialist Republic of Romania.

    Area Handbook for Romania

    Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole

  • There was no indication, however, that the resistance was organized or was strong enough to affect Ceausescu's position.

    Area Handbook for Romania

    Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole

  • The party conference represented a major success for Ceausescu in his drive to gain undisputed political control.

    Area Handbook for Romania

    Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole

  • At the same time, the assembly enacted legislation establishing the Defense Council that Ceausescu had earlier proposed.

    Area Handbook for Romania

    Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole


British Dictionary definitions for ceausescu

Ceauşescu

noun
  1. Nicolae (ˌnɪkɒˈlaɪ). 1918–89, Romanian statesman; chairman of the state council (1967–89) and president of Romania (1974–89): deposed and executed
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