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Saussure

[French soh-syr] /French soʊˈsür/
noun
1.
Ferdinand de
[French fer-dee-nahn duh] /French fɛr diˈnɑ̃ də/ (Show IPA),
1857–1913, Swiss linguist.
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Saussure

/French sosyr/
noun
1.
Ferdinand de (fɛrdinɑ̃ də). 1857–1913, Swiss linguist. He pioneered structuralism in linguistics and the separation of scientific language description from historical philological studies
Derived Forms
Saussurean, adjective, noun
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