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Pasternak

[pas-ter-nak; Russian puh-styir-nahk]
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  1. Bo·ris Le·o·ni·do·vich [bawr-is, bohr-, bor-; Russian buh-ryees lyi-uh-nyee-duh-vyich] /ˈbɔr ɪs, ˈboʊr-, ˈbɒr-; Russian bʌˈryis lyɪ ʌˈnyi də vyɪtʃ/, 1890–1960, Russian poet, novelist, and translator: declined 1958 Nobel prize.
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Pasternak

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  1. Boris Leonidovich (baˈris lɪaˈnidəvitʃ). 1890–1960, Russian lyric poet, novelist, and translator, noted particularly for his novel of the Russian Revolution, Dr. Zhivago (1957). He was awarded the Nobel prize for literature in 1958, but was forced to decline it
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