[ foo-kyey-tan-veel ]
/ fu kyeɪ tɛ̃ˈvil /
An·toine Quen·tin [ahn-twankahn-tan], /ɑ̃ˈtwan kɑ̃ˈtɛ̃/, 1747?–95, French revolutionist: prosecutor during the Reign of Terror.
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How to use Fouquier-Tinville in a sentence
He had paid for his room, a week in advance, and came and went as he liked, she explained to Citizen Tinville.
Public Prosecutor Foucquier Tinville thought all these schemes very tame.
Fouquier Tinville here observed, alluding to the sure blow she had given, that she must be well practiced in crime.
Barère proposed that existing institutions should be preserved, and that Fouquier should continue his office.
British Dictionary definitions for Fouquier-Tinville
Antoine Quentin (ɑ̃twan kɑ̃tɛ̃). 1746–95, French revolutionary; as public prosecutor (1793–94) during the Reign of Terror, he sanctioned the guillotining of Desmoulins, Danton, and Robespierre
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