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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pluralistnoun

    a cleric who holds more than one benefice at a time

  2. pluralistnoun

    a philosopher who believes that no single explanation can account for all the phenomena of nature

  3. pluralistnoun

    someone who believes that distinct ethnic or cultural or religious groups can exist together in society


  1. pluralistnoun

    A person who holds multiple offices, especially a clergyman who holds more than one ecclesiastical benefice.

  2. pluralistnoun

    An advocate of pluralism (in all senses)

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Pluralistnoun

    One that holds more ecclesiastical benefices than one with cure of souls.

    Etymology: pluraliste, Fr. from plural.

    If the pluralists would do their best to suppress curates, their number might be so retrenched, that they would not be in the least formidable. Jeremy Collier, on Pride.


  1. pluralist

    A pluralist is a person or a theory that acknowledges and accepts diversity or multiplicity of views, values, cultures or groups. In terms of political philosophy, a pluralist often advocates for dissemination of power among multiple interest groups to prevent dominance by one single group. In religious context, a pluralist would believe in the validity or co-existence of multiple religious faiths and traditions.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pluralistnoun

    a clerk or clergyman who holds more than one ecclesiastical benefice

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pluralist in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pluralist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of pluralist in a Sentence

  1. Tony Abbott:

    This is not an attempt to build a liberal pluralist market democracy overnight in the Middle East. That's been tried and it didn't magnificently succeed, surely all human beings are entitled to a government which doesn't commit genocide against them.

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