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tawney

[ taw-nee ]
/ ˈtɔ ni /
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adjective, noun taw·ni·er, taw·ni·est,
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Tawney
[ taw-nee, tey- ]
/ ˈtɔ ni, ˈteɪ- /

noun
Richard Henry, 1880–1962, English historian, born in Calcutta.
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Tawney
/ (ˈtɔːnɪ) /

noun
R (ichard) H (enry). 1880–1962, British economic historian, born in India. His chief works are The Acquisitive Society (1920), Religion and the Rise of Capitalism (1926), and Equality (1931)
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