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Chekhov

[chek-awf, -of; Russian chye-khuh f] /ˈtʃɛk ɔf, -ɒf; Russian ˈtʃyɛ xəf/
noun
1.
Anton Pavlovich
[an-ton pav-loh-vich;; Russian uhn-tawn puh-vlaw-vyich] /ˈæn tɒn pævˈloʊ vɪtʃ;; Russian ʌnˈtɔn pʌˈvlɔ vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA),
1860–1904, Russian short-story writer and dramatist.
Also, Tchekhov.
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Chekhov

/ˈtʃɛkɒf; Russian ˈtʃɛxəf/
noun
1.
Anton Pavlovich (anˈtɔn ˈpavləvitʃ). 1860–1904, Russian dramatist and short-story writer. His plays include The Seagull (1896), Uncle Vanya (1900), The Three Sisters (1901), and The Cherry Orchard (1904)
Derived Forms
Chekhovian, Chekovian (tʃɛˈkəʊvɪən) adjective
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