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Kis·sin·ger

 (kĭs′ĭn-jər), Henry Alfred Born 1923.
German-born American diplomat who was national security adviser (1969-1975) and US secretary of state (1973-1977) under Presidents Nixon and Ford. He shared the 1973 Nobel Peace Prize for helping negotiate the Vietnam cease-fire.
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Kissinger

(ˈkɪsɪndʒə)
n
(Biography) Henry (Alfred). born 1923, US academic and diplomat, born in Germany; assistant to President Nixon for national security affairs (1969–75); Secretary of State (1973–77): shared the Nobel peace prize 1973
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Kis•sin•ger

(ˈkɪs ən dʒər)

n.
Henry A(lfred), born 1923, U.S. secretary of state 1973–77, born in Germany: Nobel peace prize 1973.
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