Meaning of “purist” in the English Dictionary

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"purist" in British English

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puristnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpjʊə.rɪst/ us /ˈpjʊr.ɪst/

(Definition of “purist” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"purist" in American English

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puristnoun [ C ]

us /ˈpjʊr·ɪst/

a person who believes that it is important to speak, write, or do things in a correct or traditional way:

Some purists complain that the buildings are not being accurately restored.

(Definition of “purist” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)