Definitions for machiavelliˌmæk i əˈvɛl i

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Mach•i•a•vel•liˌmæk i əˈvɛl i(n.)

  1. Niccolò di Bernardo, 1469–1527, Italian political philosopher.

    Category: Biography

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Machiavelli, Niccolo Machiavelli(noun)

    a statesman of Florence who advocated a strong central government (1469-1527)


  1. Machiavelli(ProperNoun)

    Niccolu00F2 Machiavelli (1469-1527), Italian statesman and writer, whose work The Prince (1532) advises that acquiring and exercising power may require unethical methods.

  2. Machiavelli(ProperNoun)

    A Machiavellian person


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