[ ah-jee-vi-kuh ]
/ ɑˈdʒi vɪ kə /
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a member of a former Indian sect originating in the 5th century b.c. as a heretical offshoot of Jainism: a disciple of Gosala.
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Origin of Ajivika
From the Sanskrit word ājīvika
Words nearby Ajivika
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