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Sorokin

[suh-roh-kin, saw-; Russian suh-raw-kyin] /səˈroʊ kɪn, sɔ-; Russian sʌˈrɔ kyɪn/
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Pitirim Alexandrovitch
[pi-ti-reem al-ig-zan-druh-vich,, -zahn-;; Russian pyi-tyi-ryeem uh-lyi-ksahn-druh-vyich] /pɪ tɪˈrim ˌæl ɪgˈzæn drə vɪtʃ,, -ˈzɑn-;; Russian pyɪ tyɪˈryim ʌ lyɪˈksɑn drə vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA),
1889–1968, U.S. sociologist, born in Russia.
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