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Pareto

[ pah-re-taw ]
/ pɑˈrɛ tɔ /
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noun

Vil·fre·do [veel-fre-daw], /vilˈfrɛ dɔ/, 1848–1923, Italian sociologist and economist in Switzerland.

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Pareto
/ (Italian paˈrɛːto) /

noun

Vilfredo (vilˈfreːdo). 1848–1923, Italian sociologist and economist. He anticipated Fascist principles of government in his Mind and Society (1916)
(modifier) denoting a law, mathematical formula, etc, originally used by Pareto to express the frequency distribution of incomes in a society
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