Definitions for sakharovˈsɑ kəˌrɔf, -ˌrɒf, ˈsæk ə-
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Sa•kha•rovˈsɑ kəˌrɔf, -ˌrɒf, ˈsæk ə-(n.)
Andrei (Dmitrievich), 1921–89, Soviet nuclear physicist and human-rights advocate: Nobel peace prize 1975.
Sakharov, Andrei Sakharov, Andrei Dimitrievich Sakharov(noun)
Soviet physicist and dissident; helped develop the first Russian hydrogen bomb; advocated nuclear disarmament and campaigned for human rights (1921-1989)