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  1. (Sven) O·lof (Jo·a·chim) [sven oo-lawf yoo-ah-kim], /svɛn ˈu lɔf ˈyu ɑ kɪm/, 1927–86, Swedish political leader: prime minister 1969–76, 1982–86; assassinated.

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How to use Palme in a sentence

  • There’s more, like the long-delayed Bond thriller No Time to Die, as well as the wild Cannes Palme d’Or winner Titane, which redefines the notion of what makes a car sexy.

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  • This previously unheralded director is a breakout star for his short, I Am Afraid to Forget Your Face, which last year made him the first Egyptian filmmaker to win the Palme d’Or.

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  • One would expect the country of Olof Palme, or Anna Lindh, or Raoul Wallenberg, to somehow do better.

    The Ugly Side of Sweden | Janine di Giovanni | July 17, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • Tree of Life, starring Brad Pitt, was awarded the Palme d'Or, Cannes' highest prize, on Sunday.

    Tree of Life Wins Palme D’Or | Richard Porton | May 21, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • This week, a Palme d'Or winner at Cannes is a powerful portrait of high-school life in Paris.

    The Yes List | The Daily Beast | August 14, 2009 | THE DAILY BEAST

British Dictionary definitions for Palme


/ (Swedish ˈpalmə) /

  1. (Sven) Olof (Joachim) (ˈuːlof). 1927–86, Swedish Social Democratic statesman; prime minister (1969–76, 1982–86); assassinated

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