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φι^λοπον-έω , labour, be laborious or industrious, X.Lac.5.8, Phld.Rh.1.35 S.: c.acc., “τὰ διὰ τοῦ σώματοςPl.R.535d; τὸ φιλοπονεῖν, = φιλοπονία, X.Oec.21.6, Philem.238; “τὸ περὶ τὴν ἀρετὴν φ.Isoc.1.46; take great care of,βρέφοςPOxy.1069.23 (iii A. D.); take heed to,τὰ γράμματά μουPIand.97.6 (iii A. D.); build as a labour of love,μνημεῖον' Africa Italiana 2.118 (Cyrene):—Med., “φιλοπονεῖσθαι περί τινοςArist.Rh.1405a6, cf. Theopomp.Hist.226:— Pass., to be elaborated,ἐμμέτρως φιλοπονηθένταCat.Cod.Astr.8(1).141.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (4):
    • Isocrates, To Demonicus, 46
    • Plato, Republic, 535d
    • Xenophon, Constitution of the Lacedaimonians, 5.8
    • Xenophon, Economics, 21.6
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