Definitions for separatistˈsɛp ər ə tɪst, -əˌreɪ-

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. separatist, separationist(adj)

    an advocate of secession or separation from a larger group (such as an established church or a national union)

  2. breakaway, fissiparous, separatist(adj)

    having separated or advocating separation from another entity or policy or attitude

    "a breakaway faction"

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  1. separatist(Noun)

    Someone who advocates separation from the established Church; a member of any of various sects or schismatics.

  2. separatist(Noun)

    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.

  3. separatist(Adjective)

    Advocating ecclesiastical separation.

  4. separatist(Adjective)

    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.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Separatist(noun)

    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

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. sparatiste.]


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