[ spahk; French spak ]
/ spɑk; French spak /
Paul Hen·ri [pawl hen-ree; French pawl ahn-ree] /pɔl ˈhɛn ri; French pɔl ɑ̃ˈri/, 1889–1972, Belgian statesman: prime minister of Belgium, 1938–39, 1946–49; first president of the General Assembly of the United Nations 1946–47; secretary-general of NATO 1957–61.
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British Dictionary definitions for spaak
/ (spɑːk) /
Paul Henri (pɔl ɑ̃ri). 1899–1972, Belgian statesman, first socialist premier of Belgium (1937–38); a leading advocate of European unity, he was president of the consultative assembly of the Council of Europe (1949–51) and secretary-general of NATO (1957–61)
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