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ideologist

[ahy-dee-ol-uh-jist, id-ee-]
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noun
  1. an expert in ideology.
  2. a person who deals with systems of ideas.
  3. a person advocating a particular ideology.
  4. a visionary.
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Origin of ideologist

First recorded in 1790–1800; ideolog(y) + -ist
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ideologist

noun
  1. a person who supports a particular ideology, esp a political theorist
  2. a person who studies an ideology or ideologies
  3. a theorist or visionary
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Also: ideologue (ˈaɪdɪəˌlɒɡ)
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