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Definitions of Machiavelian:

part of speech: noun

One who imitates Machiavel.

part of speech: adjective

Denoting the principles of Machiavel, who taught the principles of expediency as opposed to right in his system of politics or statesmanship; cunning or crafty in politics and government.

part of speech: adjective

Politically cunning: crafty: perfidious.

part of speech: noun

One who adopts the principles of Machiavel.

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