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- Added to words to form nouns denoting:
- a person with a particular creative or academic role;
- one who proscribes to a particular theological doctrine or religious denomination;
- one who owns or manages something;
- one who has a certain political tendency;
- a person who holds bigoted, partial views.
One who follows a particular ideology, doctrine, belief system or theory
A member of a profession or one interested in something
A person who uses something
A person who holds biased views
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- appended to a word, it yields a noun which signifies the subject who performs something related to that word
Also see: Category:German words suffixed with -ist
declension of -ist
-ist (Cyrillic spelling -ист)
- Suffix appended to words to create a masculine noun, usually denoting a follower or a profession. Chiefly used for loanwords.