Sakharov

[ sah-kuh-rawf, -rof, sak-uh-; Russian sah-khuh-ruhf ]
/ ˈsɑ kəˌrɔf, -ˌrɒf, ˈsæk ə-; Russian ˈsɑ xə rəf /

noun

An·drei (Dmi·tri·e·vich) [ahn-drey di-mee-tree-uh-vich; Russian uhn-dryey -dmyee-tryi-yi-vyich], /ˈɑn dreɪ dɪˈmi tri ə vɪtʃ; Russian ʌnˈdryeɪ ˈdmyi tryɪ yɪ vyɪtʃ/, 1921–1989, Russian nuclear physicist and human-rights advocate: Nobel Peace Prize 1975.

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Sakharov
/ (Russian zaˈxarəf) /

noun

Andrei (anˈdrjej). 1921–89, Soviet physicist and human-rights campaigner: Nobel peace prize 1975
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