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i·de·ol·o·gy

 (ī′dē-ŏl′ə-jē, ĭd′ē-)
n. pl. i·de·ol·o·gies
A set of doctrines or beliefs that are shared by the members of a social group or that form the basis of a political, economic, or other system.

[French idéologie : idéo-, ideo- + -logie, -logy.]

i′de·ol′o·gist n.

ideologist

(ˌaɪdɪˈɒlədʒɪst)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a person who supports a particular ideology, esp a political theorist
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a person who studies an ideology or ideologies
3. a theorist or visionary
Also: ideologue
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ideologist - an advocate of some ideology
advocate, advocator, exponent, proponent - a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
Translations
ideologi

ideologist

[ˌaɪdɪˈɒlədʒɪst] Nideólogo/a m/f

ideologist

[ˌaɪdiˈɒlədʒɪst] nidéologue mf

ideologist

nIdeologe m, → Ideologin f
References in classic literature ?
Just as, therefore, at an earlier period, a section of the nobility went over to the bourgeoisie, so now a portion of the bourgeoisie goes over to the proletariat, and in particular, a portion of the bourgeois ideologists, who have raised themselves to the level of comprehending theoretically the historical movement as a whole.
The Communist Party will also scale down the number of Politburo members from 18 to 15 and the Central Committee membership from current 170 to between 150-160 in a bid to gain ''quality, rather than quantity,'' according to the party's ideologist Huu Tho.
is indeed a good reference in this respect: he presents himself to the West as a Marxist, while in his native Slovenia he operates as ideologist, slightly on the right-wing, of the liberal-democratic party; for the outside world he's a poor intellectual emigre, in Slovenia he's an 'ambassador of science for the world;' moral authority when speaking about the Balkans in the West, he thinks he can afford sexist and racist outbursts at home.
Even Nikolai Bukharin, the leading Soviet ideologist whom Stalin purged, began to have misgivings about the Revolution and began to allude to the fascist features of the emerging system.
An Italian restaurant is now found on the ground floor; the garret and the two rooms in the attic are empty and are shown to visitors who want to gain an impression of where and how the chief ideologist of the communist movement lived.
By far not the movement's most profound ideologist, Browder proved beyond question its greatest salesperson.
I am a practicing ideologist publishing an ideological magazine," admits Navasky, who mistrusts writers who pretend not to be guided by a core body of beliefs.
Their main ideologist was Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook who in the beginning of the twentieth century justified Zionism according to the Jewish religion and urged young religious Jews to support Zionist efforts to settle in Israel.
Tolstoy may be an ideologist, but unusually for an ideologist he has the greatest artistic mastery.
6 leak of a July 10, 2002, Pentagon briefing by Rand analyst Laurent Murawiec, who said "the Saudis are active at every level of the terror chain, from planners to financiers, from cadre to foot-soldier, from ideologist to cheerleader".
The demonization of Riefenstahl overlooks the fact that she was an obsessive, technocratic artist rather than a politician, and hardly a formidable intellectual or ideologist.
In July 2002 a briefing prepared by a researcher at Rand Corporation and presented to the Defense Policy Board, a group of prominent intellectuals and former senior officials that advises the Pentagon on defense policy, stated "The Saudis are active at every level of the terror chain, from planners to financiers, from cadre to foot-soldier, from ideologist to cheerleader.