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Sheridan, Richard Brinsley

Syllabification: Sher·i·dan, Richard Brinsley
Pronunciation: /ˈSHerədn
 
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Definition of Sheridan, Richard Brinsley in English:

( 1751–1816), Irish playwright and politician. His plays are comedies of manners and include The Rivals (1775) and The School for Scandal (1777). In 1780, he entered Parliament, became a celebrated orator, and held senior government posts.

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