an advocate of secession or separation from a larger group (such as an established church or a national union)
breakaway, fissiparous, separatist(adj)
having separated or advocating separation from another entity or policy or attitude
"a breakaway faction"
Someone who advocates separation from the established Church; a member of any of various sects or schismatics.
A person who advocates or seeks the splitting of one country or territory into two politically independent countries or territories.
On rare occasions French-Canadian separatists have resorted to violence.
Advocating ecclesiastical separation.
Advocating or seeking the separation of one country or territory into two politically independent countries or territories.
He is a Scottish nationalist and has a large collection of separatist literature.
one who withdraws or separates himself; especially, one who withdraws from a church to which he has belonged; a seceder from an established church; a dissenter; a nonconformist; a schismatic; a sectary
Origin: [Cf. F. sparatiste.]
The numerical value of separatist in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of separatist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Separate divisions of the (separatist) militia were subordinated to them.
I ... call openly upon Russia to use its considerable influence over separatist leaders and to stop any form of military, political or financial support.
The separatist forces are Russia's creation, they are Russia's tool, russia has the capacity and the influence to control the separatist forces. It must exercise that influence to ensure compliance with the Minsk agreements.
The problem today is particularly around Mariupol. We've told the Russians clearly that if there was a separatist attack in the direction of Mariupol things would be drastically altered, including in terms of sanctions, at a European level the question of sanctions would be asked again.
The agreement reached in Minsk freezes the conflict at a time of separatist advantage, solidifies the gains of Russian aggression and leaves Ukraine's border with Russia firmly under Moscow's control pending a comprehensive political settlement whose content is unknown and feasibility is unclear.
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Translations for separatist
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- منشق, انشقاقي, انفصاليArabic
- сепараты́ст, сепараты́сткаBelarusian
- Separatistin, SeparatistGerman
- separatisti, separatistinenFinnish
- szeparatista, szakadárHungarian
- 分離独立, 分離主義者Japanese
- сепарати́ст, сепарати́стский, сепарати́сткаRussian
- separatist-, separatistSwedish
- сепарати́стка, сепарати́ст, сепарати́стськийUkrainian
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