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Nabokov

[nuh-baw-kuh f, nab-uh-kawf, -kof; Russian nuh-baw-kuh f] /nəˈbɔ kəf, ˈnæb əˌkɔf, -ˌkɒf; Russian nʌˈbɔ kəf/
noun
1.
Vladimir Vladimirovich
[vlad-uh-meer vlad-uh-meer-uh-vich;; Russian vluh-dyee-myir vluh-dyee-myi-ruh-vyich] /ˈvlæd əˌmɪər ˌvlæd əˈmɪər ə vɪtʃ;; Russian vlʌˈdyi myɪr vlʌˈdyi myɪ rə vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA),
1899–1977, U.S. novelist, short-story writer, and poet, born in Russia.
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Nabokov

/nəˈbɒkɒf; ˈnæbəˌkɒf/
noun
1.
Vladimir Vladimirovich (vlaˈdimir vlaˈdimirəvitʃ). 1899–1977, US novelist, born in Russia. His works include Lolita (1955), Pnin (1957), Pale Fire (1962), and Ada (1969)
Derived Forms
Nabokovian (ˌnæbəˈkəʊvɪən) adjective
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