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segregationist

[seg-ri-gey-shuh-nist] /ˌsɛg rɪˈgeɪ ʃə nɪst/
noun
1.
one who favors, encourages, or practices segregation, especially racial segregation.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15; segregation + -ist
Related forms
ultrasegregationist, noun, adjective
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  • There were often dramatic standoffs with segregationist authorities.
British Dictionary definitions for segregationist

segregationist

/ˌsɛɡrɪˈɡeɪʃənɪst/
noun
1.
a person who favours, advocates, or practises racial segregation
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Word Origin and History for segregationist
n.

1915, from segregation + -ist.

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