[ luh-kahn, ‐kahn ]
/ ləˈkɑ̃, ‐ˈkɑn /
Jacques,1901–81, French philosopher and psychoanalyst.
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British Dictionary definitions for lacan
/ (French lakɑ̃) /
Jacques (ʒak). 1901–81, French psychoanalyst, who reinterpreted Freud in terms of structural linguistics: an important influence on poststructuralist thought
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