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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English-ist-ist /ɪst/ suffix  1 [in nouns]BELIEVE someone who believes in a particular religion or set of principles or ideas a Buddhist an atheist a Scottish Nationalist2 [in adjectives]BELIEVE relating to or showing a particular political or religious belief her socialist views rightist parties (=political parties with right-wing opinions)3 [in nouns]STUDY someone who studies a particular subject, plays a particular instrument, or does a particular type of work a linguist (=someone who studies or learns languages) a novelist (=someone who writes novels) a guitarist (=someone who plays the guitar) a machinist (=someone who operates a machine) -ologist4 [in adjectives]XX treating people unfairly because of something a very sexist remark (=making unfair differences between men and women)5 [in nouns]XX someone who treats people unfairly because of something They’re a bunch of racists.
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-ista Baptistan Impressionist painterher feminist viewsMarxist theorythe Communist party
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