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At·a·türk

 (ăt′ə-tûrk′, ä-tä-tûrk′), Kemal
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Atatürk

(ˈætəˌtɜːk)
n
(Biography) Kemal (kɛˈmɑːl), real name Mustafa Kemal. 1881– 1938, Turkish general and statesman; founder of the Turkish republic and president of Turkey (1923–38), who westernized and secularized the country
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Ke•mal A•ta•türk

(kəˈmɑl ˈæt əˌtɜrk, ˈɑ tə-)
n.
(Mustafa Kemal) ( “Kemal Pasha” ) 1881–1938, Turkish general: president of Turkey 1923–38.
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Noun1.Atatürk - Turkish statesman who abolished the caliphate and founded Turkey as a modern secular state (1881-1938)Ataturk - Turkish statesman who abolished the caliphate and founded Turkey as a modern secular state (1881-1938)
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ANKARA, July 26 - Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad's gesture to honour the founding father of modern-day and secular Turkey, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, did not sit well with many Malaysians online.
Removal of equipment from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to a new airport has started,Trendreports with reference to Turkish media April 5.
The cancellation was due to shutting down Ataturk Airport and the opening of the new Istanbul International Airport.
In a statement on Sunday, the airline said, 'We would like to bring to your attention that our flight from Muscat to Ataturk Airport (WY165) on April 5 and flight WY166 from Ataturk Airport to Muscat on April 6 will be cancelled due to transition to new airport (Istanbul Airport).
Earlier, PM Imran Khan paid his respects to modern Turkey's founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk in the capital Ankara.
ISLAMABAD -- Prime Minister Imran Khan Friday visited the mausoleum of the founder of modern Turkey Gazi Mustafa Kemal Ataturk in Ankara to pay respect.
ANKARA -- To pay tributes to the founder of modern Turkey, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday visited the Mausoleum of Ghazi Mustafa Kemal Ataturk in Ankara, laid floral wreath at his grave and noted his remarks in the Golden Book.
ISLAMABAD -- Prime Minister Imran Khan visited the Mausoleum of Ghazi Mustafa Kemal Ataturk in Ankara on Friday.
"It is a matter of great honor for me to be present here to pay homage to one of the greatest statesmen and visionary leaders of the 20th century -- Ghazi Mustafa Kemal Ataturk," he wrote in the guest book.
Khan laid a wreath at Ataturk s Mausoleum, and he also signed a formal guest book.
Ian Thomson appears to use his review of The Red-Haired Woman, Orhan Pamuk's latest novel, ("Political parable dissects politics of modern Turkey", Sunday Mail, September 10) as a flimsy pretext to launch a vitriolic attack on the founder of the modern Turkish state, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. This might be acceptable if these attacks had some factual basis, but what Thomson does is to put forward a string of fallacies.