Focus on the pronunciation of philosophy
English definition of “philosophy”
/fɪˈlɑs·ə·fi/ n [C/U]
› the study of the nature of reality and existence, of what it is possible to know, and of right and wrong behavior, or a particular set of beliefs of this type: [C] the philosophy of Kant [U] I’d like to take a course in philosophy next semester. › The philosophy of a subject is a group of theories and ideas related to the understanding of that subject: [U] the philosophy of language/science › A philosophy is also the beliefs you have about how you should behave in particular situations in life: [C] It was always my philosophy to pay my debts promptly. philosopher
/fɪˈlɑs·ə·fər/ n [C] › Plato, Aristotle, and the other Greek philosophers philosophize
/fɪˈlɑs·əˌfɑɪz/ v [I] › That’s when she’ll start philosophizing about the notion of time.