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Parmenides

[ pahr-men-i-deez ]
/ pɑrˈmɛn ɪˌdiz /
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noun
flourished c450 b.c., Greek Eleatic philosopher.
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Par·me·nid·e·an [pahr-muh-nid-ee-uhn], /ˌpɑr məˈnɪd i ən/, adjective
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Parmenides
/ (pɑːˈmɛnɪˌdiːz) /

noun
5th century bc, Greek Eleatic philosopher, born in Italy. He held that the universe is single and unchanging and denied the existence of change and motion. His doctrines are expounded in his poem On Nature, of which only fragments are extant
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