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Spengler

[speng-gler; German shpeng-gluh r] /ˈspɛŋ glər; German ˈʃpɛŋ glər/
noun
1.
Oswald
[oz-wawld;; German aws-vahlt] /ˈɒz wɔld;; German ˈɔs vɑlt/ (Show IPA),
1880–1936, German philosopher.
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Spenglerian
[speng-gleer-ee-uh n, shpeng-] /spɛŋˈglɪər i ən, ʃpɛŋ-/ (Show IPA),
noun, adjective
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Spengler

/ˈspɛŋlə; German ˈʃpɛŋlər/
noun
1.
Oswald (ˈɔsvalt). 1880–1936, German philosopher of history, noted for The Decline of the West (1918–22), which argues that civilizations go through natural cycles of growth and decay
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