Definition of De Saussure

1. Noun. Swiss linguist and expert in historical linguistics whose lectures laid the foundations for synchronic linguistics (1857-1913).

Exact synonyms: Ferdinand De Saussure, Saussure
Generic synonyms: Linguist, Linguistic Scientist

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Lexicographical Neighbors of De Saussure

de Clerambault
de Clerambault syndrome
de Gaulle
de Kooning
de Lange
de Mille
de Moivre number
de Morsier's syndrome
de Musset's sign
de Pezzer catheter
de Quervain's disease
de Quervain's fracture
de Quervain's thyroiditis
de Sade
de Saussure (current term)
de Spinoza
de Valera
de bene esse
de bonis non administratis
de dicto
de die ad diem
de die in diem
de facto
de facto corporation
de facto corporations
de facto segregation
de factos
de haut en bas
de jure

Literary usage of De Saussure

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1. Proceedings by International Congress of Americanists (1882)
"... M. HENRI de Saussure. Le vent est aux associations. Chaque jour davantage on comprend que les collectivités obtiennent des résultats auxquels les forces ..."

2. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, George Walter Prothero (1863)
"Par M. de Saussure, Professeur emerite de Philosophic dans 1'Academic de Geneve. Vols. I., II., III., IV. Published in 1779, 1786, 1796. Neuchatel. 2. ..."

3. The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including the Private as Well as the by Benjamin Franklin (1904)
"M. de 1 M. de Saussure was the well-known professor at Geneva, celebrated for his philosophical writings, and for his ascent of Mont Blanc.—ED. ..."

4. Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1833)
"Par The'odore de Saussure, Professeur de ... analogous to that procured by roasting starch, and a peculiar substance which M. de Saussure calls Amidine. ..."

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