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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A believer in the teachings of an ancient Chinese philosopher adj. - Relating to or characteristic of a religion based on an ancient Chinese philosopher.

Usage examples (38)
  • Confucian ethics
  • They were based in Confucian temples (wenmiao or xuegong); they were in charge of state schools and students and promoted local education.
  • Not surprisingly, this notion has been characterized as the Confucian
  • Now there would appear a reversal of policy or principle on the part of what may be termed the Confucian school of the early for more
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