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Sartre

[sahr-truh, sahrt; French sar-truh] /ˈsɑr trə, sɑrt; French ˈsar trə/
noun
1.
Jean-Paul
[zhahn-pawl] /ʒɑ̃ˈpɔl/ (Show IPA),
1905–80, French philosopher, novelist, and dramatist: declined 1964 Nobel Prize in literature.
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Sartre

/French sartrə/
noun
1.
Jean-Paul (ʒɑ̃pɔl). 1905–80, French philosopher, novelist, and dramatist; chief French exponent of atheistic existentialism. His works include the philosophical essay Being and Nothingness (1943), the novels Nausea (1938) and Les Chemins de la liberté (1945–49), a trilogy, and the plays Les Mouches (1943), Huis clos (1944), and Les Mains sales (1948)
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