encyclopaedism

encyclopedism

[en-sahy-kluh-pee-diz-uhm]
noun
1.
encyclopedic learning.
2.
(often initial capital letter) the doctrines and influence of the Encyclopedists.
Also, encyclopaedism.


Origin:
1825–35; encycloped(ia) + -ism

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encyclopedist or encyclopaedist (ɛnˌsaɪkləʊˈpiːdɪst)
 
n
a person who compiles or contributes to an encyclopedia
 
encyclopaedist or encyclopaedist
 
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encyclo'pedism or encyclopaedist
 
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encyclo'paedism or encyclopaedist
 
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