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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.
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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
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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
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Confucius

nKonfuzius m, → Konfutse m
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