[ at-lee ]
/ ˈæt li /
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Clement (Richard), 1883–1967, British statesman: prime minister 1945–51.
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Clement Attlee's government inherited a country traumatized by World War II and teetering on the brink of economic collapse.
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Clement Richard, 1st Earl Attlee. 1883–1967, British statesman; prime minister (1945–51); leader of the Labour party (1935–55). His government instituted the welfare state, with extensive nationalization
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