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I cling to the idea that Herman Melville had to work at the end of his career watching ships in a dock, as a shipping agent in New York. Any writer who thinks they should be given patronage because of their gift... you don't have to look too far in history to see that's just not the case.
Jess Walter

Meaning of "Melville" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MELVILLE

Melville  [ˈmɛlvɪl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MELVILLE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Melville is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES MELVILLE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of Melville in the English dictionary

The definition of Melville in the dictionary is Herman. 1819–91, US novelist and short-story writer. Among his works, Moby Dick and Billy Budd are outstanding.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MELVILLE


anvil
ˈænvɪl
Baskerville
ˈbæskəˌvɪl
Evansville
ˈɛvənzˌvɪl
Granville
ˈɡrænvɪl
Grenville
ˈɡrɛnvɪl
Huntsville
ˈhʌntsvɪl
Jacksonville
ˈdʒæksənˌvɪl
Knoxville
ˈnɒksvɪl
Louisville
ˈluːɪˌvɪl
Mandeville
ˈmændəvɪl
Nashville
ˈnæʃvɪl
Oakville
ˈəʊkvɪl
pulvil
ˈpʌlvɪl
Seville
səˈvɪl
Somerville
ˈsʌməvɪl
Tocqueville
ˈtəʊkvɪl
Townsville
ˈtaʊnzvɪl
vaudeville
ˈvəʊdəvɪl
vill
vɪl
Woodville
ˈwʊdvɪl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MELVILLE

Melton Mowbray
meltwater
melty
melungeon
Melville Island
Melville Peninsula
mem
member
Member of Congress
Member of Parliament
member of staff
Member of the European Parliament
Member of the House of Representatives

WORDS THAT END LIKE MELVILLE

Abbeville
Banville
bidonville
Bougainville
Brazzaville
cheville
Congo-Brazzaville
Deauville
dullsville
Elisabethville
Fouquier-Tinville
Greville
Iberville
Isidore of Seville
Joinville
Libreville
Philippeville
Sharpeville
Stanleyville
taille
venville

Synonyms and antonyms of Melville in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Melville» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MELVILLE

Find out the translation of Melville to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Melville from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Melville» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

梅尔维尔
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Melville
570 millions of speakers

English

Melville
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मेलविल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ميلفيل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Мелвилл
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Melville
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মেলভিল
260 millions of speakers

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Melville
220 millions of speakers

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Melville
190 millions of speakers

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Melville
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

メルヴィル
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

멜빌
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Melville
85 millions of speakers
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Melville
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மெல்வில்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मेलविले
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Melville
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Melville
65 millions of speakers

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Melville
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Мелвілл
40 millions of speakers

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Melville
30 millions of speakers
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Melville
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Melville
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Melville
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Melville
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Melville

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MELVILLE»

The term «Melville» is very widely used and occupies the 22.806 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MELVILLE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Melville

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3 QUOTES WITH «MELVILLE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Melville.
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Edward Dahlberg
Herman Melville was as separated from a civilized literature as the lost Atlantis was said to have been from the great peoples of the earth.
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Carl Clinton Van Doren
Melville brought to the task a sound knowledge of actual whaling, much curious learning in the literature of the subject, and, above all, an imagination which worked with great power upon the facts of his own experience.
3
Jess Walter
I cling to the idea that Herman Melville had to work at the end of his career watching ships in a dock, as a shipping agent in New York. Any writer who thinks they should be given patronage because of their gift... you don't have to look too far in history to see that's just not the case.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MELVILLE»

Discover the use of Melville in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Melville and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Moby Dick
A literary classic that wasn't recognized for its merits until decades after its publication, Herman Melville's Moby-Dick tells the tale of a whaling ship and its crew, who are carried progressively further out to sea by the fiery Captain ...
Herman Melville, 1892
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Herman Melville: The Contemporary Reviews
This volume reprints virtually all the known contemporary reviews of Herman Melville's writings from the 1840s until his death in 1891.
Brian Higgins, Hershel Parker, 2009
3
Andrew Melville and Humanism in Renaissance Scotland 1545-1622
" In an effort to dispense with 'the Melville of popular imagination' and recover 'the Melville of history,' this work situates his life and thought within the broader context of the northern European Renaissance and French humanism and ...
Ernest R. Holloway, 2011
4
Bartleby the Scrivener
At the period just preceding the advent of Bartleby, I had two persons as copyists in my employment, and a promising lad as an office-boy.
Herman Melville, 2006
5
Herman Melville: 1819-1851
Traces Melville's life from his childhood in New York, through his adventures abroad as a sailor, to his creation of "Moby-Dick," and forty years later, to his death, in obscurity
Hershel Parker, 2002
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Empire for Liberty: Melville and the Poetics of Individualism
Wai-chee Dimock approaches Herman Melville not as a timeless genius, but as a historical figure caught in the politics of an imperial nation and an "imperial self.
Wai-chee Dimock, 1991
7
Melville: The Making of the Poet
Details Melville's reading of poetry and writings about poetry along with criticism of his poetic works.
Hershel Parker, 2008
8
Hawthorne and Melville: Writing a Relationship
Taking advantage of new interpretive tools such as queer theory, globalist studies, political and social ideology, marketplace analysis, psychoanalytical and philosophical applications to literature, masculinist theory, and critical studies ...
Jana L. Argersinger, Leland S. Person, 2008
9
Herman Melville and the American Calling: The Fiction after ...
Argues that Herman Melville’s later work anticipates the resurgence of an American exceptionalist ethos underpinning the U.S.-led global “war on terror.”
William V. Spanos, 2009
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Melville, Shame, and the Evil Eye: A Psychoanalytic Reading
Its concrete application of the rich analytic framework supplied by the work of such theorists as Heinz Kohut, Leon Wurmser, Silvan Tomkins, and Donald Nathanson implicitly challenges the contemporary reliance on an often abstract ...
Joseph Adamson, 1997

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MELVILLE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Melville is used in the context of the following news items.
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Coop Scoop: Melville starting over - Toledo Blade
At first glance, the numbers for Tim Melville seem to be negative. Mud Hens right-hander has lost twice as many games as he has won this ... «Toledo Blade, Jul 15»
2
Henry Schein Promotes Peter McCarthy to President, Global Animal …
MELVILLE, N.Y., July 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to ... «PR Newswire, Jul 15»
3
Melville's 'Ten Cents' found dead - Gauteng | IOL News
Johannesburg - Melville residents were shocked after a well-known vagrant known as 'Ten Cents' was found dead on the pavement in their ... «Independent Online, Jul 15»
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Ward Melville Teacher Helps Rescue Swimmers From Peconic Bay …
Ward Melville High School social studies teacher Lisa Bischoff and her husband helped rescue swimmers from the Peconic Bay on Saturday ... «Patch.com, Jul 15»
5
Review: Pulp fiction in Melville
Pulp Fiction is a unique new eatery on the Melville strip, the once-renowned student hotspot that's undergoing a culinary transformation. «Eat Out, Jul 15»
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Melville United fall short after late charge against Northern League …
A late surge wasn't enough to gain Melville United any rewards in their quest for Northern League Premier Division survival on Saturday. «Waikato Times, Jul 15»
7
Peggi Medeiros: Our SouthCoast Heritage — With ties to New …
Everyone knows Herman Melville, even if they've never quite finished Moby-Dick (after trying three times!). Almost no one knows Richard Henry ... «SouthCoastToday.com, Jul 15»
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A son's memories of Attica Riot's 'Mad Bomber'
Joshua Melville was 9 years old when the uprising occurred and at which his father, inmate Sam “The Mad Bomber” Melville, was killed. «The Daily News Online, Jul 15»
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Jerry Weingart, of Melville, sent from Europe to the Pacific
In the spring of 1945, with Adolf Hitler dead and Nazi soldiers surrendering all around him 140 miles from Berlin, Army signal corpsman Jerry ... «Newsday, Jul 15»
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CompuWorks Shire City Sessions: New 'music-and-more' series hits …
PITTSFIELD — The city will see Monday nights spotlighting a new free outdoor original "music-and-more" series on Melville Street called the ... «Berkshire Eagle, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Melville [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/melville>. Jul 2019 ».
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