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Nic·co·lÚ Mach·i·a·vel·li [or] Nic·co·lo Mach·i·a·vel·li

Niccolò Machiavelli [or] Niccolo Machiavelli

 
pronunciation:
mae ki ve li [or] nI k lo [or] ma ki vel li [or] ni ko lo
part of speech: noun
definition: an Italian statesman and author, whose most well-known work is associated with the philosophy that "the ends justify the means" (b.1469--d.1527).