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Diderot, Denis

Syllabification: Di·de·rot, Denis
Pronunciation: /ˈdēdəˌrō
 
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Definition of Diderot, Denis in English:

( 1713–84), French philosopher, writer, and critic. A leading figure of the Enlightenment in France, he was principal editor of the Encyclopédie (1751–76). Other notable works: Le Rêve de D’Alembert (1782) and Le Neveu de Rameau (1805).

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