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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - English historian who studied the rise and fall of civilizations looking for cyclical patterns (1889-1975).

Usage examples (32)
  • Tuscan Toynbee is bemoaning the low esteem in which the community of sociologists are held.
  • Even Polly Toynbee is saying it, though I do not believe she understands how it works yet ...
  • Polly Toynbee is nine years older, as well as apparently being descended from the 9th Earl of Carlisle.
  • Polly Toynbee is simultaaneously arguing that there is too much tax to be replaced and that it will effect no-one for more
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