Associations to the word «Separatist»

Wiktionary

SEPARATIST, noun. Someone who advocates separation from the established Church; a member of any of various sects or schismatics.
SEPARATIST, noun. A person who advocates or seeks the splitting of one country or territory into two politically independent countries or territories.
SEPARATIST, adjective. Advocating ecclesiastical separation.
SEPARATIST, adjective. Advocating or seeking the separation of one country or territory into two politically independent countries or territories.

Dictionary definition

SEPARATIST, noun. An advocate of secession or separation from a larger group (such as an established church or a national union).
SEPARATIST, adjective. Having separated or advocating separation from another entity or policy or attitude; "a breakaway faction".

Wise words

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