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Congreve, William

Line breaks: Wil|liam Con|greve
Pronunciation: /ˈkɒŋɡriːv
 
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Definition of Congreve, William in English:

( 1670–1729), English dramatist. A close associate of Swift, Pope, and Steele, he wrote plays such as Love for Love (1695) and The Way of the World (1700), which epitomize the wit and satire of Restoration comedy.

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