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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Attlee, Clement Richard 1883-1967. British politician who as prime minister (1945-1951) formed the Labor government that established the National Health Service, expanded public ownership of industry, and granted independence to India (1947) and Burma (1948).

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  • n. British statesman and leader of the Labour Party who instituted the welfare state in Britain (1883-1967)


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