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Koi·zu·mi

 (koi-zo͞o′mē), Junichiro Born 1942.
Japanese politician who served as prime minister (2001-2006). He worked to revitalize the economy and strengthened Japan's ties with the United States.
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Koizumi

(ˌkɔɪˈzuːmɪ)
n
(Biography) Junichiro (ˌjunɪˈkiro). born 1941, Japanese politician; prime minister (2001–06)
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