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revolutionist

[ rev-uh-loo-shuh-nist ]
/ ˌrɛv əˈlu ʃə nɪst /
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noun

a person who advocates or takes part in a revolution.

adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of a revolution; revolutionary: revolutionist ideals.

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Origin of revolutionist

First recorded in 1700–10; revolution + -ist

OTHER WORDS FROM revolutionist

an·ti·rev·o·lu·tion·ist, nounpro·rev·o·lu·tion·ist, adjective, nounsem·i·rev·o·lu·tion·ist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for revolutionist

revolutionist
/ (ˌrɛvəˈluːʃənɪst) /

noun

a less common word for a revolutionary

adjective

of, characteristic of, or relating to revolution or revolutionaries
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