Leavis

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biographical name Lea·vis \ˈlē-vəs\

Definition of Leavis

  1. F(rank) R(aymond) 1895–1978 English critic

Leavisian

play \lē-ˈvi-zh(ē-)ən\ adjective

Leavisite

play \ˈlē-və-ˌsīt\ adjective

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