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Confucian

[kuh n-fyoo-shuh n] /kənˈfyu ʃən/
noun
1.
an adherent of the teachings of Confucius.
2.
Also called Ju. a member of the school of philosophers, founded by Confucius, who codified in their teachings the traditional Chinese principles of ethics, morals, and politics.
adjective
3.
of, pertaining to, or resembling the teachings of Confucius.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; Confuci(us) + -an
Related forms
anti-Confucian, noun, adjective
post-Confucian, adjective
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Confucian

/kənˈfjuːʃən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the doctrines of Confucius
noun
2.
a follower of Confucius
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