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Pronunciation: /vɪˈtruːvɪəs/
(Fl. 1st century bc), Roman architect and military engineer; full name Marcus Vitruvius Pollio. He wrote a comprehensive ten-volume treatise on architecture which includes matters such as acoustics and water supply as well as the more obvious aspects of architectural design, decoration, and building.

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