[ proo-dawn ]
/ pruˈdɔ̃ /
Pierre Jo·seph [pyerzhaw-zef], /pyɛr ʒɔˈzɛf/, 1809–65, French socialist and writer.
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Words nearby Proudhon
, proud as a peacock
, proud flesh
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How to use Proudhon in a sentence
The conversation was chiefly on the state of politics, the doings of the Assembly, M. Proudhon's recent developement.
To this last doctrine, the editor declared himself adverse, while professing a great personal admiration for Proudhon.
Proudhon sought to give such an example by the founding of the People's Bank.
Proudhon calls this social life "anarchy" and later "federation" also.
British Dictionary definitions for Proudhon
Pierre Joseph (pjɛr ʒozɛf). 1809–65, French socialist, whose pamphlet What is Property? (1840) declared that property is theft
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