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realist

noun [C] uk   /ˈrɪə.lɪst/  us   /ˈriː.ə-/

realist noun [C] (THOUGHT)

someone who hopes for or accepts only what seems possible or likely, and does not hope for or expect more: I'm a realist - I knew there was no way I could win, so I swam for a good finish, for points.

realist noun [C] (ART)

specialized art, literature, theatre & film an artist, writer, etc. who represents life as it really is, rather than in an imagined way
Translations of “realist”
in Chinese (Traditional) 注重, 現實主義者, 務實的人…
in Russian реалист…
in Turkish gerçekçi, realist, (ressam…
in Chinese (Simplified) 注重, 现实主义者, 务实的人…
in Polish realist-a/ka…
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