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Con·dor·cet

 (kôn-dôr-sĕ′), Marquis de. Title of Marie Jean Antoine Nicolas Caritat. 1743-1794.
French mathematician and philosopher known for his work on the mathematical theory of probability and for his philosophical study Sketch for a Historical Picture of the Progress of the Human Mind (1795).

Condorcet

(French kɔndɔrsɛ)
n
(Biography) Marie Jean Antoine Nicolas de Caritat, Marquis de. 1743–94, French philosopher and politician. His works include Sketch for a Historical Picture of the Progress of the Human Mind (1795)

Con•dor•cet

(kɔ̃ dɔrˈsɛ)

n.
Marie Jean Antoine Nicolas Caritat, Marquis de, 1743–94, French mathematician and philosopher.
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