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Andropov

[ an-droh-pawf, ‐pof ]
/ ænˈdroʊ pɔf, ‐pɒf /
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noun
Yu·ri [yoor-ee], /ˈyʊər i/, 1914–84, Russian politician: general secretary of the Communist Party 1982–84.
a former name (1984–90) of Rybinsk.
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British Dictionary definitions for Andropov (1 of 2)

Andropov1
/ (ænˈdrɒpɒv, Russian ənˈdrɔːpəf) /

noun
a former name (1984–91) for Rybinsk

British Dictionary definitions for Andropov (2 of 2)

Andropov2
/ (ænˈdrɒpɒv, Russian ənˈdrɔːpəf) /

noun
Yuri Vladimirovich. 1914–84, Soviet statesman; president of the Soviet Union (1983–84)
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