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Condillac

[kawn-dee-yak]
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noun
  1. É·tienne Bon·not de [ey-tyen baw-naw duh] /eɪˈtyɛn bɔˈnɔ də/, 1715–80, French philosopher.
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Examples from the Web for condillac

Historical Examples

  • "No, no," she cried, her alarm waking again at the thought of the folk of Condillac.

    St. Martin's Summer

    Rafael Sabatini

  • "At least, monsieur has made them fear him up there at Condillac," said he.

    St. Martin's Summer

    Rafael Sabatini

  • "It is a long distance from Condillac to Paris, madame," said her son, with a shrug.

    St. Martin's Summer

    Rafael Sabatini

  • From what was said I gathered that Florimond is already on his way to Condillac.

    St. Martin's Summer

    Rafael Sabatini

  • How does it happen that he did not hasten himself, to Condillac?

    St. Martin's Summer

    Rafael Sabatini


British Dictionary definitions for condillac

Condillac

noun
  1. Étienne Bonnot de (etjɛn bɔno də). 1715–80, French philosopher. He developed Locke's view that all knowledge derives from the senses in his Traité des sensations (1754)
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