Passy definition by Webster's New World
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- Passy, Frédéric 1822-1912; Fr. economist
- Passy, Paul Édouard 1859-1940; Fr. phonetician: principal originator of the International Phonetic Alphabet: son of Frédéric
Passy definition by American Heritage Dictionary
, Frédéric 1822-1912.
French economist and pacifist who founded the International League for Permanent Peace (1867). In 1901 he shared the first Nobel Peace Prize.
, Paul Édouard 1859-1940.
French philologist who founded the International Phonetic Association (1894).