Definitions for machiavelliˌmæk i əˈvɛl i

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  1. Machiavelli, Niccolo Machiavelli(noun)

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

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  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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