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fundamentalist

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Christianity
fundamentalistfun‧da‧men‧tal‧ist /ˌfʌndəˈmentəlɪst/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 EXTREMEsomeone who follows religious laws very strictly 🔊 religious fundamentalists2 RRCa Christian who believes that everything in the Bible is completely and actually truefundamentalism noun [uncountable]fundamentalist adjective 🔊 a fundamentalist doctrine
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fundamentalistThey belong to a fundamentalist church.But fundamentalists are not usually hypocrites.Like the Catholic fundamentalists during the Inquisition, all fundamentalists want a social dictatorship where they are the dictators.The protest was led by a small group of Christian fundamentalists.an organized Christian fundamentalist movementThe president's announcement is bound to anger religious fundamentalists.When it comes to gay sex, fundamentalists and Catholics are more than willing to co-operate with each other.It was the first time that fundamentalists had killed a secularist commentator unconnected with the government.In recent years he had made a point of appeasing the fundamentalists at the same time as co-opting left-wing opposition.
From Longman Business Dictionaryfundamentalistfun‧da‧men‧tal‧ist /ˌfʌndəˈmentəlɪst/ noun [countable] FINANCE someone who looks at basic information about the economy, an industry, or a company, rather than other informationIf the pound reaches $1.65, some think it could shoot up into the $1.80s, but few fundamentalist analysts are as positive.
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