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Stevenson, Adlai

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishStevenson, AdlaiAdlai StevensonSte‧ven‧son, Ad‧lai /ˈstiːvənsən, ˈædlaɪ/ 🔊 🔊 (1900–65) a US politician in the Democratic Party who competed in the elections for president in 1952 and 1956, but was beaten by eisenhower both times. He helped to establish the un (=United Nations) in 1946, and was the US delegate (=elected representative) to the UN from 1961 to 1965.
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