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Cartesian

Car·te·sian

Cartesian

pronunciation:
kar ti zhn
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition: of or pertaining to Descartes or his philosophy or mathematics.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: an adherent of Descartes' philosophy or methodology.
Word Parts
The word cartesian contains the following part:
-an, -ian, -ean Latin adjective- and noun-forming suffix that means in adjectives: from (a place) or pertaining to or following (a figure or school of thought); in nouns: person or thing from (a place) or associated with (an activity or school of thought).
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The suffix group -an , -ian , -ean attaches to common nouns and proper nouns to form adjectives or nouns.