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Sieyès

[ sye-yes ]
/ syɛˈyɛs /
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noun
Em·ma·nu·el Jo·seph [e-ma-ny-elzhaw-zef], /ɛ ma nüˈɛl ʒɔˈzɛf/, "Abbé Sieyès", 1748–1836, French priest and revolutionist.
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Sieyès
/ (French sjejɛs) /

noun
Emmanuel Joseph (ɛmanɥɛl ʒozɛf), called Abbé Sieyès. 1748–1836, French statesman, political theorist, and churchman, who became prominent during the Revolution following the publication of his pamphlet Qu'est-ce que le tiers état? (1789). He was instrumental in bringing Napoleon I to power (1799)
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