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 (jăn′sən, yän′-), Cornelis 1585-1638.
Dutch theologian and founder of the Jansenist movement, whose adherents included Antoine Arnauld, Blaise Pascal, and Jean Racine.
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(Biography) Cornelis (kɔːˈniːlɪs). Latin name Cornelius Jansenius. 1585–1638, Dutch Roman Catholic theologian. In Augustinus (1640) he defended the teachings of St Augustine, esp on free will, grace, and predestination
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(ˈdʒæn sən, ˈyɑn-)

Cornelis Otto (Cornelius Jansenius), 1585–1638, Dutch Roman Catholic theologian.
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