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Machiavel Syllabification: Mach·i·a·vel
Pronunciation: /ˈmakēəˌvel/ /ˈmäk-/

Definition of Machiavel in English:


A person compared to Machiavelli for favoring expediency over morality.
Example sentences
  • The picture could be a physiognomical paradigm of a conspirator, a machinator, a schemer, a Machiavel.
  • He notes that Carew, though a murderous Machiavel, never betrayed his sworn allegiance as the rebel chieftains did.
  • Shakespeare, in one of his works, mentions ‘the murderous Machiavel.’
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