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segregationist

[ seg-ri-gey-shuh-nist ]
/ ˌsɛg rɪˈgeɪ ʃə nɪst /
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noun
one who favors, encourages, or practices segregation, especially racial segregation.
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Origin of segregationist

First recorded in 1910–15; segregation + -ist

OTHER WORDS FROM segregationist

ul·tra·seg·re·ga·tion·ist, noun, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for segregationist

segregationist
/ (ˌsɛɡrɪˈɡeɪʃənɪst) /

noun
a person who favours, advocates, or practises racial segregation
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