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English Word:

fabian


English Pronunciation:

fa•bi•an


Adjective:


⇨Etymology

(Latin) Fabianus, Fabius, belonging to Fabius.


⇨Definition

Of, pertaining to, or in the manner of, the Roman general, Quintus Fabius Maximus Verrucosus; cautious; dilatory; avoiding a decisive contest. Fabian policy, a policy like that of Fabius Maximus, who, by carefully avoiding decisive contests, foiled Hannibal, harassing his army by marches, countermarches, and ambuscades; a policy of delays and cautions.



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