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Verwoerd

[ fuhr-voort ]
/ fərˈvurt /
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noun
Hen·drik Frensch [hen-drik frens], /ˈhɛn drɪk frɛns/, 1901–66, South African political leader, born in the Netherlands: prime minister 1958–66.
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How to use Verwoerd in a sentence

  • By Malan, and the National Party, and Verwoerd, and Botha, and all the people who locked him up for nearly 30 years.

    The Meaning of Mandela|Joshua DuBois|June 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST

British Dictionary definitions for Verwoerd

Verwoerd
/ (fəˈvʊt, fɛəˈvʊət) /

noun
Hendrik Frensch (ˈhɛndrɪk frɛns). 1901–66, South African statesman, born in the Netherlands: prime minister of South Africa (1958–66) and the principal architect of the apartheid system: assassinated
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