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Occam

or Ock·ham

[ ok-uhm ]
/ ˈɒk əm /
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noun
William of, died 1349?, English scholastic philosopher.
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OTHER WORDS FROM Occam

Oc·cam·ism, nounOc·cam·ist, Oc·cam·ite, nounOc·cam·is·tic, adjective
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Occam
/ (ˈɒkəm) /

noun
a variant spelling of (William of) Ockham
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