Definition of Machiavelli, Niccolò in English:

Machiavelli, Niccolò

Syllabification: Mach·i·a·vel·li, Niccolò
Pronunciation: /ˌmäkēəˈvelē, ˌmak-
( 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.

Definition of Machiavelli, Niccolò in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day bogle
Pronunciation: ˈbōɡəl
a phantom or goblin