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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A renewal of a classical style.

Usage examples (33)
  • They finally decided on a neoclassic Greek style building to house the new library.
  • -- Callimachus, more erudite, more scholastic, was what is termed a neoclassic, which is that he desired to treat in a new way the same subjects that had been dealt with...
  • This seeming independence is reflected both the famous classical liberal dictum about limited government and in neoclassic economic’s view that markets are antecedent to...
  • "neoclassic" / "libertarian" anti-distribution rhetoric comes from the ideological opposition to late-19th / early-20th-century socialism (mostly marxist). for more
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