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Ča·pek

 (chä′pĕk′), Karel 1890-1938.
Czech writer noted for his science fiction, such as the play R.U.R. (1921), and his psychologically penetrating novels, including An Ordinary Life (1934).

Čapek

(Czech ˈtʃapɛk)
n
(Biography) Karel (ˈkarɛl). 1890–1938, Czech dramatist and novelist; author of R.U.R. (1921), which introduced the word "robot", and (with his brother Josef) The Insect Play (1921)

Ča•pek

(ˈtʃɑ pɛk)

n.
Karel, 1890–1938, Czech playwright and novelist.
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