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[wi-zel] /wɪˈzɛl/
[el-ee] /ˈɛl i/ (Show IPA),
(Eliezer) born 1928, U.S. author, born in Romania: Nobel Peace Prize 1986. Unabridged
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Elie. born 1928, US human rights campaigner: noted esp for his documentaries of wartime atrocities against the Jews; Nobel peace prize (1986); honorary knighthood (2006)
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Wiesel in Medicine

Wiesel Wie·sel (vē'səl), Torsten Nils. Born 1924.

Swedish-born American physiologist. He shared a 1981 Nobel Prize for studies on the organization and function of the brain.

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