Islamist

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From Islam +‎ -ist. Compare Islamicist.

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Islamist (plural Islamists)

  1. (now rare) A Muslim. [from 19th c.]
  2. A Muslim who specializes in Islamic studies. [from 1910s]
  3. A Muslim who espouses Islamic fundamentalist beliefs. [from 1980s]

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Islamist (comparative more Islamist, superlative most Islamist)

  1. (dated) Relating to Islam; Islamic, Muslim. [from 19th c.]
  2. Motivated by fundamentalist Muslim beliefs, particularly in the political sphere. [from 1980s]

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Islamist m (genitive Islamisten, plural Islamist, feminine Islamistenin)

  1. islamist

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