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Proust

[proost; French proost] /prust; French prust/
noun
1.
Joseph Louis
[zhaw-zef lwee] /ʒɔˈzɛf lwi/ (Show IPA),
1754–1826, French chemist.
2.
Marcel
[mahr-sel;; French mar-sel] /mɑrˈsɛl;; French marˈsɛl/ (Show IPA),
1871–1922, French novelist.
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Proust

/French prust/
noun
1.
Joseph Louis (ʒozɛf lwi). 1754–1826, French chemist, who formulated the law of constant proportions
2.
Marcel (marsɛl). 1871–1922, French novelist whose long novel À la recherche du temps perdu (1913–27) deals with the relationship of the narrator to themes such as art, time, memory, and society
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