Tocqueville

[ tohk-vil, tok-; French tawk-veel ]
/ ˈtoʊk vɪl, ˈtɒk-; French tɔkˈvil /

noun

A·lex·is Charles Hen·ri Mau·rice Clé·rel de [a-lek-see -sharl ahn-ree maw-rees kley-rel duh], /a lɛkˈsi ˈʃarl ɑ̃ˈri mɔˈris kleɪˈrɛl də/, 1805–59, French statesman and author.

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Tocqueville
/ (ˈtəʊkvɪl, ˈtɒk-, French tɔkvil) /

noun

Alexis Charles Henri Maurice Clérel de (alɛksi ʃarl ɑ̃ri mɔris klerɛl də). 1805–59, French politician and political writer. His chief works are De la Démocratie en Amérique (1835–40) and L'Ancien régime et la révolution (1856)
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