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  1. Arthur. 1908–70, French dramatist, born in Russia: one of the foremost exponents of the Theatre of the Absurd. His plays include Le Professeur Taranne (1953), Le Ping-Pong (1955), and Le Printemps '71 (1960)
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Historical Examples of adamov

  • Adamov was a typical scholar of the hard-working kind, yet at the same time he had sthetic aspirations and tastes.

    The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky

    Modeste Tchaikovsky

  • Adamov left the school with a gold medal and rose rapidly to a high place in the Ministry of Justice.

  • Of all his friends and acquaintances he now only kept up with Apukhtin and Adamov.