Definition of Netanyahu, Benjamin in English:

Netanyahu, Benjamin

proper noun

  • (born 1949), Israeli Likud statesman, prime minister 1996–9 and since 2009. Leader of the right-wing Likud coalition 1993–9, he narrowly defeated Shimon Peres in the elections of 1996, but lost to the Labour statesman Ehud Barak in 1999.

Pronunciation

Netanyahu, Benjamin

/ˌnɛt(ə)nˈjɑːhuː/