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(I·si·dore) Au·guste (Ma·rie Fran·çois) [ee-zee-dawroh-gystma-reefrahn-swa], /i ziˈdɔr oʊˈgüst maˈri frɑ̃ˈswa/, 1798–1857, French founder of the philosophical system of positivism.
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How to use comte in a sentence
Unable to imagine anybody affording a ticket on some entrepreneur’s space rocket, comte argued in 1835 that the identity of the stars’ components would forever remain beyond human knowledge.Here are the Top 10 times scientific imagination failed | Tom Siegfried | March 31, 2022 | Science News
“Monsieur,” said the comte de Lussigny with dignity, stuffing his winnings into his jacket pocket.
It was monstrous that this English damask rose should fall a prey to so detestable a person as the comte de Lussigny.
The comte de Lussigny twirled the tips of his moustache almost to his forehead and caught up his hat.
Looking round the long table he saw the comte de Lussigny sitting in the punt.
"Monsieur le comte will remain and sup with us before riding back to Grenoble," she added.St. Martin's Summer | Rafael Sabatini
British Dictionary definitions for Comte
(Isidore) Auguste (Marie François) (oɡyst). 1798–1857, French mathematician and philosopher; the founder of positivism
- Comtism (ˈkɔːnˌtɪzəm), noun
- Comtist or Comtian, adjective, noun
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