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Confucius Syllabification: Con·fu·cius
Pronunciation: /kənˈfyo͞oSHəs/

Definition of Confucius in English:

(551–479 bc), Chinese philosopher; Latinized name of Kongfuzi ( K’ung Fu-tzu) “Kong the master.” His ideas about the importance of practical moral values, collected by his disciples in the Analects, formed the basis of the philosophy known as Confucianism.
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