Encyclopedist meaning

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A person who writes for or compiles an encyclopedia.
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One of the writers of the French Encyclopédie (1751–1772), including its editors, Diderot and d'Alembert.
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A person who compiles or helps compile an encyclopedia.
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A member of a group of French authors who collaborated in the 18th century in the production of the Encyclopédie, under the direction of Denis Diderot.
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A person helping to write an encyclopedia.
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the Encyclopedists
  • the writers of the French Encyclopedia (1751-72) edited by Diderot and d'Alembert, which contained the advanced ideas of the period
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