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Richter

[ rik-ter; German rikh-tuhr; Russian ryeekh-tyir ]
/ ˈrɪk tər; German ˈrɪx tər; Russian ˈryix tyɪr /
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noun
Burton, 1931–2018, U.S. physicist: Nobel prize 1976.
Conrad, 1890–1968, U.S. novelist.
Franz Xa·ver [ksah-vuhr], /ˈksɑ vər/, 1709–89, German composer, born in Moravia.
Jean Paul Frie·drich [zhahn poul -free-drikh], /ʒɑ̃ paʊl ˈfri drɪx/, "Jean Paul", 1763–1825, German author.
Svia·to·slav (Te·o·fi·lo·vich) [svee-at-uh-slahf -tey-uh-fee-luh-vich; Russian svyi-tuh-slahf tyi-uh-fyee-luh-vyich], /sviˈæt əˌslɑf ˌteɪ əˈfi lə vɪtʃ; Russian svyɪ tʌˈslɑf tyɪ ʌˈfyi lə vyɪtʃ/, 1915–97, Russian pianist.
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Richter

noun
(ˈrɪktə) Burton . born 1931, US physicist: shared the 1976 Nobel prize for physics with Samuel Tring for discovering the subatomic particle known as the J/psi particle
(German ˈrɪçtər) Johann Friedrich (joˈhan ˈfriːdrɪç), wrote under the name Jean Paul . 1763–1825, German romantic novelist. His works include Hesperus (1795) and Titan (1800–03)
(Russian ˈrixtɪr) Sviatoslav (svɪtaˈslaf). 1915–97, Ukrainian concert pianist
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