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Meaning of Confucian

Con•fu•cian

Pronunciation: (kun-fy'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. an adherent of the teachings of Confucius.
  2. Also calleda member of the school of philosophers, founded by Confucius, who codified in their teachings the traditional Chinese principles of ethics, morals, and politics.
—adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or resembling the teachings of Confucius.
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