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[pee-uh-zhey, py-ah-; French pya-zhe]
  1. Jean [zhahn] /ʒɑ̃/, 1896–1980, Swiss psychologist: studied cognitive development of children.
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Examples from the Web for piaget

Historical Examples

  • See the article by Dr. Piaget referred to in the Introduction.

    Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems

    Geoffrey Chaucer

  • The original Balades have been lately recovered by Dr. Piaget, and are printed below the text.

  • It differs from the lice proper in many respects, but, according to Piaget, the reproductive organs resemble those of Hmatopinus.


    T. Spencer Cobbold

British Dictionary definitions for piaget


  1. Jean (ʒɑ̃). 1896–1980, Swiss psychologist, noted for his work on the development of the cognitive functions in children
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piaget in Medicine


(pē′ə-zhā, pyä-)Jean 1896-1980
  1. Swiss child psychologist noted for his studies of intellectual and cognitive development in children.
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