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Machiavelli, Niccolò

Syllabification: Mach·i·a·vel·li, Niccolò
Pronunciation: /ˌmäkēəˈvelē, ˌmak-
 
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( 1469–1527), Italian statesman and political philosopher; full name Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli. His The Prince (1532) advises rulers that the acquisition and effective use of power may necessitate unethical methods.

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