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Chekhov

or Tche·khov

[ chek-awf, -of; Russian chye-khuhf ]
/ ˈtʃɛk ɔf, -ɒf; Russian ˈtʃyɛ xəf /
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noun
An·ton Pa·vlo·vich [an-ton pav-loh-vich; Russian uhn-tawnpuh-vlaw-vyich], /ˈæn tɒn pævˈloʊ vɪtʃ; Russian ʌnˈtɔn pʌˈvlɔ vyɪtʃ/, 1860–1904, Russian short-story writer and dramatist.
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Chekhov

Chekov

/ (ˈtʃɛkɒf, Russian ˈtʃɛxəf) /

noun
Anton Pavlovich (anˈtɔn ˈpavləvitʃ). 1860–1904, Russian dramatist and short-story writer. His plays include The Seagull (1896), Uncle Vanya (1900), The Three Sisters (1901), and The Cherry Orchard (1904)

Derived forms of Chekhov

Chekhovian or Chekovian (tʃɛˈkəʊvɪən), adjective
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