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

  • Papandreou, Andreas George 1919-1996. Greek politician who served as premier (1981-1989 and 1993-1996).

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  • Prime Minister George A. Papandreou, which is governing with a fragile majority of four in Greece's 300-seat Parliament.

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  • Respected conservative Kathimerini daily called Papandreou's announcement "a high-risk initiative" that further dents the country's international image and will accelerate the country's return to its old national currency, the drachma.

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  • Antonis Samaras, leader of New Democracy party, called Papandreou's remarks

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  • Though the Papandreou family has the political resonance in Greece of the Kennedys, Mr. Papandreou is American-born and educated.

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  • Merkel calls Papandreou's bluff over aid plan from EU

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  • Like a true card shark, Merkel seems prepared to call Papandreou's bluff.

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  • Karamanlis called Papandreou to congratulate him, and was expected to make a public concession speech.

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  • The cabinet was overthrown and leftist leaders, such as Papandreou and his son Andreas, were arrested.

    1967, April 21

  • I had not realized that the objectives of the Official Languages Act would be implemented so quickly in Toronto, and that a good Anglo-Saxon name like "Papandreou" would become Gallic overnight.

    Prospects for Democracy in Greece

  • Moreover, the IMF head has been an important friend to Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou.

    Investors Appear Calm in IMF Storm

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