Dewey definition

  • others:
    • Dewey, George 1837-1917. United states naval officer known for their success at Manila Bay (May 1, 1898) into the Spanish-American War.
    • Dewey, John 1859-1952. American philosopher and educator who had been a prominent exponent of philosophical pragmatism and refused traditional ways of teaching by rote in support of a broad-based system of practical experience.
    • Dewey, Melvil 1851-1931. United states librarian and president associated with the decimal system of classification (1876).
    • Dewey, Thomas Edmund 1902-1971. American politician who was the Republican nominee for President in 1944 and 1948. Into the latter election he was unexpectedly beaten by Harry S. Truman's whistle-stop promotion.
  • proper-noun:
    • An American surname.
    • A male given title produced by the surname, preferred inside U.S. in the 1890s.
  • noun:
    • United States librarian who founded the decimal system of classification (1851-1931)
    • a United States naval officer remembered for their success at Manila Bay in the Spanish-American War
    • usa pragmatic philosopher who advocated modern training (1859-1952)

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