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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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This honorary duty was awarded to the city by Mustafa Kemal Ataturk,' said Aener.