biographical name Mikhail Sergeyevich 1931- Soviet politician; 1st secretary of Communist party (1985-91); president of U.S.S.R. (1990-91)

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  • Gorbachev — [gôr′bə chôf΄, gôr΄bə chôf′] Mikhail (Sergeyevich) [mē΄khä ēl′] 1931 ; general secretary of the Communist Party of the U.S.S.R. (1985 91) …   English World dictionary

  • Gorbachev — Mikhaïl Gorbatchev Mikhaïl Sergueïevitch Gorbatchev Михаил Сергеевич Горбачёв Unique président de l Union soviétique …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Gorbachev — noun Soviet statesman whose foreign policy brought an end to the Cold War and whose domestic policy introduced major reforms (born in 1931) • Syn: ↑Mikhail Gorbachev, ↑Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev • Instance Hypernyms: ↑statesman, ↑solon,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gorbachev — n. family name; Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev (born 1931), Soviet politician, former president of the Soviet Union (1988 1991), winner of the 1990 Nobel Peace Prize …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Gorbachev — Gorbatschow steht für: den Familiennamen folgender Personen: Michail Sergejewitsch Gorbatschow (* 1931), sowjetischer Generalsekretär des ZK und Präsident 1985–1991 Raissa Maximowna Gorbatschowa (1932–1999), russische Soziologin und Ehefrau… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gorbachev — /gawr beuh chawf , chof /; Russ. /geuhrdd bu chawf /, n. Mikhail S(ergeyevich) /mi kuyl serr gay euh vich, mi kayl /; Russ. /myi khu yeel syirdd gye yi vyich/, born 1931, Soviet political leader: general secretary of the Communist party 1985 91;… …   Universalium

  • Gorbachev — noun A Russian surname was the last General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union …   Wiktionary

  • Gorbachev — Gor|ba|chev, Mi|khail (1931 ) the President of the Soviet Union from 1985 to 1991, who started the process of economic and political change which improved his country s relationship with the West and resulted in the end of Communism in the Soviet …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Gorbachev — Gor•ba•chev [[t]ˈgɔr bəˌtʃɔf, ˌtʃɒf, ˌgɔr bəˈtʃɔf, ˈtʃɒf[/t]] n. big Mikhail S(ergeyevich), born 1931, president of the Soviet Union 1988–91: Nobel peace prize 1990 …   From formal English to slang

  • Gorbachev — /ˈgɔbətʃɒf/ (say gawbuhchof), /gɔbaˈtʃɒf/ (say gawbah chof) noun Mikhail Sergeyevich /ˈmɪkaɪˌil səˈgeɪəvɪtʃ/ (say mikuy.eel suh gayuhvich), born 1931, Russian politician; general secretary of the Soviet Communist Party 1985–91; Soviet president… …   Australian English dictionary

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