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Fouquier-Tinville

[foo-kyey-tan-veel] /fu kyeɪ tɛ̃ˈvil/
noun
1.
Antoine Quentin
[ahn-twan kahn-tan] /ɑ̃ˈtwan kɑ̃ˈtɛ̃/ (Show IPA),
1747?–95, French revolutionist: prosecutor during the Reign of Terror.
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Fouquier-Tinville

/French fukjetɛ̃vil/
noun
1.
Antoine Quentin (ɑ̃twan kɑ̃tɛ̃). 1746–95, French revolutionary; as public prosecutor (1793–94) during the Reign of Terror, he sanctioned the guillotining of Desmoulins, Danton, and Robespierre
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