[ doob-chek; Czech doo p-chek ]
/ ˈdub tʃɛk; Czech ˈdʊp tʃɛk /
Alexander,1921–92, Czechoslovakian political leader: first secretary of the Communist Party 1968–69.
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British Dictionary definitions for alexander dubcek
/ (Czech ˈduptʃɛk) /
Alexander (ˈaleksandə). 1921–92, Czechoslovak statesman. His reforms as first secretary of the Czechoslovak Communist Party prompted the Russian invasion of 1968
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