[ dy-pleks ]
/ düˈplɛks /
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Jo·seph Fran·çois [zhoh-zeffrahn-swa], /ʒoʊˈzɛf frɑ̃ˈswa/, Marquis, 1697–1763, French colonial governor of India 1724–54.
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Words nearby Dupleix
duped, dupery, dupion, duplation, duple, Dupleix, duple rhythm, Duplessis-Mornay, duplet, duple time, duplex
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How to use Dupleix in a sentence
This agreement Dupleix, whose heart was set upon the total expulsion of the English, refused to ratify.
The French governor, Monsieur Dupleix, is a man of very great ability, and far-seeing views.
Muhammud Ali, deeming further resistance hopeless, had already opened negotiations with Dupleix for the surrender of Trichinopoli.
So then, in spite of the entreaties of Dupleix, he had detached a considerable force to besiege Clive.
Muzaffar Jung conferred upon Dupleix the sovereignty of eighty-one villages adjoining the French territory.
British Dictionary definitions for Dupleix
/ (French dyplɛks) /
Marquis Joseph François (ʒozɛf frɑ̃swa). 1697–1763, French governor general in India (1742–54). His plan to establish a French empire in India was frustrated by Clive
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