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Saussure, Ferdinand de

Pronunciation: /sōˈso͝or/ Pronunciation: /-ˈsYr/
(1857–1913), Swiss linguistics scholar. He was one of the founders of modern linguistics, and his work was fundamental to the development of structuralism.

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Syllabification: Saus·sure, Ferdinand de

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