Definition of Deng Xiaoping in US English:

Deng Xiaoping

(also Teng Hsiao-p'ing)

proper noun

  • (1904–97), Chinese communist statesman; vice premier 1973–76 and 1977–80; vice chairman of the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party 1977–80. Discredited during the Cultural Revolution, he was reinstated in 1977 and became the leader of China.

Pronunciation

Deng Xiaoping

/ˈdəNG ˈSHouˈpiNG/