/ (French ɔrɛm) /
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Nicole d' (nikɔl). ?1320–82, French economist, mathematician, and cleric: bishop of Lisieux (1378–82)
QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”
Are you aware how often people swap around “their,” “there,” and “they’re”? Prove you have more than a fair grasp over these commonly confused words.
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Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?
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Example sentences from the Web for Oresme
In reality it had been well set forth by earlier economic writers, notably Oresme and Copernicus.
Oresme was a good writer, and particularly dexterous in adopting neologisms necessary for his purpose.A Short History of French Literature|George Saintsbury