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Sartre

[ sahr-truh, sahrt; French sar-truh ]
/ ˈsɑr trə, sɑrt; French ˈsar trə /
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noun

Jean-Paul [zhahn-pawl], /ʒɑ̃ˈpɔl/, 1905–80, French philosopher, novelist, and dramatist: declined 1964 Nobel Prize in literature.

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Sartre
/ (French sartrə) /

noun

Jean-Paul (ʒɑ̃pɔl). 1905–80, French philosopher, novelist, and dramatist; chief French exponent of atheistic existentialism. His works include the philosophical essay Being and Nothingness (1943), the novels Nausea (1938) and Les Chemins de la liberté (1945–49), a trilogy, and the plays Les Mouches (1943), Huis clos (1944), and Les Mains sales (1948)
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