from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Sartre, Jean Paul 1905-1980. French writer and philosopher. A leading existentialist, he wrote literary works, such as the autobiographical novel Nausea (1938) and the play No Exit (1944), and philosophical volumes that include Being and Nothingness (1943). Sartre declined the 1964 Nobel Prize for literature.
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- n. French writer and existentialist philosopher (1905-1980)
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