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A·ki·hi·to

 (ä′kē-hē′tō) Born 1933.
Emperor of Japan (since 1989). He succeeded his father, Hirohito.
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Akihito

(ˌækɪˈhiːtəʊ)
n
(Biography) born 1933, Emperor of Japan from 1989
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A•ki•hi•to

(ˌɑ kɪˈhi toʊ)

n.
( “Heisei” ), born 1933, emperor of Japan since 1989 (son of Hirohito).
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