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separatistnoun [C]

uk   /ˈsep.ər.ə.tɪst/  us   /-ɚ.ə.t̬ɪst/
someone who is a ​member of a ​particularrace, ​religion, or other ​group within a ​country and who ​believes that this ​group should be ​independent and have ​their own ​government or in some way ​liveapart from other ​people
(Definition of separatist from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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separatistnoun [C]

 us   /ˈsep·ər·ə·t̬ɪst/
someone who ​supports an ​effort to ​becomeindependent of the ​country or ​group to which the ​personbelongs: Albanian/Basque/Chechen separatists
(Definition of separatist from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “separatist”
in Chinese (Simplified) 分裂主义者,分离主义者…
in Chinese (Traditional) 分裂主義者,分離主義者…
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