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English definition of “controversialist”

controversialist

noun [C]     /ˌkɒn.trəˈvɜː.ʃəl.ɪst/ US  /ˌkɑːn.trəˈvɝː.ʃəl.ɪst/
a person who likes to disagree with other people and say things that make people angry or think about a subject : a religious controversialistDebate and discussion
(Definition of controversialist noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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