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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Swiss linguist and expert in historical linguistics whose lectures laid the foundations for synchronic linguistics (1857-1913).

Usage examples (36)
  • Charles De Saussure is my friend, and I think he is most of a man of the two.
  • Mr. De Saussure is going soon to leave us and return home – you know for what.
  • Mr. De Saussure is waiting.
  • Saussure stressed the primacy of the synchronic view. for more
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