[ meetuh-rahn; English mee-tuh-rahn, -rand, mit-uh- ]
/ mitəˈrɑ̃; English ˈmi təˌrɑ̃, -ˌrænd, ˈmɪt ə- /
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Fran·çois (Mau·rice Ma·rie) [frahn-swamaw-reesma-ree], /frɑ̃ˈswa mɔˈris maˈri/, 1916–96, French political leader: president 1981–95.
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Indeed, Socialist President François Mitterrand famously kept a secret family on the books during his 14-year presidency.French President François Hollande Slams Affair Allegations|Tracy McNicoll|January 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
French president François Mitterrand rested his head here multiple times, as did Princess Diana of Wales and the Agha Khan.Winston Churchill’s Egyptian Getaway: The Old Cataract Hotel|Lauren Bohn|December 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
François Mitterrand was not preoccupied with public opinion when he made the historic decision to abolish the death penalty.The Dictatorship of Public Opinion on Syria|Bernard-Henri Lévy|September 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
She prevailed on Francois Mitterrand to accept German reunification.How Margaret Thatcher Saved Britain and Changed the World|David Frum|April 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He served as minister of justice under Socialist President François Mitterrand in the early 1990s.As L’Oréal Family Feud Engulfs Sarkozy, an Unlikely Ally Emerges|Christopher Dickey|March 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for Mitterrand
/ (French mitɛrɑ̃) /
François Maurice Marie (frɑ̃swa mɔris mari). 1916–96, French statesman; first secretary of the socialist party (1971–95); president (1981–95)
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