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pluralist

noun [C] uk   /ˈplʊə.rə.lɪst/ us    /ˈplʊr.əl.ɪst-/
a person who believes that the existence of different types of people, beliefs, and opinions within a society is a good thing

pluralist

adjective uk   /ˈplʊə.rə.lɪst/ us    /ˈplʊr.əl.ɪst-/ (also pluralistic,   /ˌplʊə.rəlˈɪs.tɪk/    /ˌplʊr.əl-/)
including or considering many different types of people, with different beliefs, opinions, and needs: A pluralist society allows its members to express their beliefs freely. We need to take a pluralistic approach to education.
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