Teng Hsiao-ping

Teng Hsiao-ping

[Chinese duhng shyou-ping]
noun Wade-Giles.
Also, Teng Hsiao-p'ing.
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Deng Xiaoping or Teng Hsiao-ping (ˈdʌŋ ˈsjaʊpɪŋ)
 
n
1904--97, Chinese Communist statesman; deputy prime minister (1973--76; 1977--80) and the dominant figure in the Chinese government from 1977 until his death. He was twice removed from office (1967--73, 1976--77) and rehabilitated. He introduced economic liberalization, but suppressed demands for political reform, most notably in 1989 when over 2500 demonstrators were killed by the military in Tiananmen Square in Beijing
 
Teng Hsiao-ping or Teng Hsiao-ping
 
n

Teng Hsiao-ping (ˈtɛŋ sjaʊ ˈpɪŋ)
 
n
a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Deng Xiaoping

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