[ dal-uh m-bair; French da-lahn-ber ]
/ ˌdæl əmˈbɛər; French da lɑ̃ˈbɛr /
Jean Le Rond [zhahn luh rawn] /ʒɑ̃ lə ˈrɔ̃/, 1717?–83, French mathematician, philosopher, and writer: associate of Diderot.
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Diderot projected the famous Encyclopédie, which he edited with Alembert, and he contributed some of the most important articles.
At sixteen he maintained a mathematical thesis in the presence of Alembert.
British Dictionary definitions for alembert
/ (French alɑ̃bɛr) /
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