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Dub·ček(do͞ob′chĕk, do͞op′-), Alexander 1921-1992.
Czechoslovakian politician. As first secretary of the Communist Party (1968) he introduced reforms and pursued an independent foreign policy. In August 1968 Soviet authorities sent tanks into Prague and arrested Dubček, who was forced to resign.
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(Biography) Alexander (ˈaleksandə). 1921–92, Czechoslovak statesman. His reforms as first secretary of the Czechoslovak Communist Party prompted the Russian invasion of 1968
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Dub•ček(ˈdub tʃɛk, ˈdup-)
Alexander, 1921–92, Czechoslovakian political leader.
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