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English noun: Dewey

1. Dewey (person) United States librarian who founded the decimal system of classification (1851-1931)


SynonymsMelvil Dewey, Melville Louis Kossuth Dewey


Instance hypernymbibliothec, librarian

2. Dewey (person) a United States naval officer remembered for his victory at Manila Bay in the Spanish-American War


SynonymsAdmiral Dewey, George Dewey


Instance hypernymnaval officer

3. Dewey (person) United States pragmatic philosopher who advocated progressive education (1859-1952)


SynonymsJohn Dewey


Instance hypernymeducator, pedagog, pedagogue, philosopher









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