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Fabian

Fa·bi·an

Fabian

 
pronunciation:
feI bi n
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition: employing a cautious strategy of delay, avoidance, or harassment rather than direct confrontation.
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part of speech: noun
definition: a person affiliated with the Fabian Society, founded in 1884 in England to promote the gradual spreading of socialism.
derivation: Fabianism (n.)