Associations to the word «Machiavelli»

Wiktionary

MACHIAVELLI, proper noun. Niccolò Machiavelli (1469-1527), Italian statesman and writer, whose work The Prince (1532) advises that acquiring and exercising power may require unethical methods.
MACHIAVELLI, proper noun. A Machiavellian person

Dictionary definition

MACHIAVELLI, noun. A statesman of Florence who advocated a strong central government (1469-1527).

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