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Con·fu·cius

 (kən-fyo͞o′shəs) Originally Kong Fuzi. c. 551-479 bc.
Chinese philosopher who promoted a system of social and political ethics emphasizing order, moderation, and reciprocity between superiors and subordinates. The Analects contains a collection of his sayings and dialogues compiled by disciples after his death.

Confucius

(kənˈfjuːʃəs)
n
(Biography) Chinese name Kong Zi or K'ung Fu-tse. 551–479 bc, Chinese philosopher and teacher of ethics (see Confucianism). His doctrines were compiled after his death under the title The Analects of Confucius

Con•fu•cius

(kənˈfyu ʃəs)

n.
551?–478? B.C., Chinese philosopher and teacher. Chinese, K'ung Fu-tzu.
Con•fu′cian, adj., n.
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Noun1.Confucius - Chinese philosopher whose ideas and sayings were collected after his death and became the basis of a philosophical doctrine known a Confucianism (circa 551-478 BC)Confucius - Chinese philosopher whose ideas and sayings were collected after his death and became the basis of a philosophical doctrine known a Confucianism (circa 551-478 BC)
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Confucius

[kənˈfjuːʃəs] NConfucio

Confucius

nKonfuzius m, → Konfutse m
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