from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to Machiavelli, or to his supposed principles for conduct of government, as enunciated in his tract The Prince; politically cunning; characterized by duplicity, political expediency, unscrupulous cunning, or bad faith; crafty.
- n. One who adopts the principles of Machiavelli; a cunning and unprincipled politician.
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