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Saussure

[ French soh-syr ]
/ French soʊˈsür /
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noun
Fer·di·nand de [French fer-dee-nahn duh], /French fɛr diˈnɑ̃ də/, 1857–1913, Swiss linguist.
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Saussure
/ (French sosyr) /

noun
Ferdinand de (fɛrdinɑ̃ də). 1857–1913, Swiss linguist. He pioneered structuralism in linguistics and the separation of scientific language description from historical philological studies

Derived forms of Saussure

Saussurean, adjective, noun
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