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Hume  (hyo̅o̅m or, often, yo̅o̅m),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Philosophy, BiographicalDavid, 1711–76, Scottish philosopher and historian.


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Hume /hjuːm/ n
  1. (George) Basil. 1923–99, English Roman Catholic Benedictine monk and cardinal; archbishop of Westminster (1976–99)
  2. David. 1711–76, Scottish empiricist philosopher, economist, and historian, whose sceptic philosophy restricted human knowledge to that which can be perceived by the senses. His works include A Treatise of Human Nature (1740), An Enquiry concerning the Principles of Morals (1751), Political Discourses (1752), and History of England (1754–62)
  3. John. born 1937, Northern Ireland politician; leader of the Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) (1979–2001). Nobel peace prize jointly with David Trimble in 1998

ˈHumism n



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