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Addison, Joseph

Syllabification: Ad·di·son, Joseph
Pronunciation: /
 
ˈadəsən/

Definition of Addison, Joseph in English:

( 1672–1719), English essayist, poet, dramatist, and Whig politician. He is noted for his simple unornamented prose style. In 1711 he founded the Spectator with Sir Richard Steele.

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