statist

1 [stey-tist]
noun
1.
an advocate of statism.
adjective
2.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a statist or statism.

Origin:
1575–85; state + -ist

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statist

2 [stat-ist]
noun

Origin:
shortened form

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statist (ˈsteɪtɪst)
 
n
1.  an advocate of statism
2.  a less common name for a statistician
3.  archaic a politician or statesman
 
adj
4.  of, characteristic of, advocating, or relating to statism

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They were both statist governments that sought control over every aspect of
  society.
But this a statist means to a capitalist ends, designed to maximize long-term
  growth and encourage development.
The whole thing was hijacked by religious loons while the other party was
  hijacked by statist loons.
The statist trend intensified greatly during the credit crunch.
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