Ceauşescu

[ chou-shes-koo ]

noun
  1. Ni·co·lae [nee-kaw-lahy], /ˌni kɔˈlaɪ/, 1918–89, Romanian political leader: president 1967–89.

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How to use Ceauşescu in a sentence

  • She then wrote Ceausescu a letter saying she would like to present it to him.

  • The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu succeeds brilliantly by not trying to please anyone.

  • There was no indication, however, that the resistance was organized or was strong enough to affect Ceausescu's position.

    Area Handbook for Romania | Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
  • The party conference represented a major success for Ceausescu in his drive to gain undisputed political control.

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  • At the same time, the assembly enacted legislation establishing the Defense Council that Ceausescu had earlier proposed.

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  • Ceausescu has attempted to broaden the communist movement to include the aspirations of the people as a whole.

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  • Ceausescu's firm denunciation of the invasion, however, served to unify the population behind him.

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British Dictionary definitions for Ceauşescu

Ceauşescu

/ (tʃaʊˈʃɛskuː) /


noun
  1. Nicolae (ˌnɪkɒˈlaɪ). 1918–89, Romanian statesman; chairman of the state council (1967–89) and president of Romania (1974–89): deposed and executed

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