Comte

[ kawnt; French kawnt ]
/ kɔ̃t; French kɔ̃t /

noun

(I·si·dore) Au·guste (Ma·rie Fran·çois) [ee-zee-dawr oh-gyst ma-ree frahn-swa] /i ziˈdɔr oʊˈgüst maˈri frɑ̃ˈswa/,1798–1857, French founder of the philosophical system of positivism.

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British Dictionary definitions for auguste comte

Comte
/ (French kɔ̃t) /

noun

(Isidore) Auguste (Marie François) (oɡyst). 1798–1857, French mathematician and philosopher; the founder of positivism

Derived forms of Comte

Comtism (ˈkɔːnˌtɪzəm), nounComtist or Comtian, adjective, noun
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