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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.
htm) M5S ideologists, added to the row when he maintained that the newly formed government of Enrico Letta benefited from the shooting.
In my view there are no political "Islamist" ideologists but they mostly share views of the Ikhwan.
It was established that the detainee was one of ideologists and leaders of the Hizb-ut-Tahrir.
In his speech on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the party, Gruevski thanked all ideologists and victims, the founders and activists of the party and all who supported and worked on the idea of independent and severing Macedonia.
At the same time in Moscow, clever people repeated the mantra unleashed by one of the ideologists of the Vladimir Putin rule, Gleb Pavlovsky: "Losing has to be quick.
Kosovo academician Rexhep Qosja argues that some sections of the Macedonian Encyclopedia indicate that the Macedonian intellectuals and their mentors are repeating the anti-Albanian theses promoted by political scientists and Serbian ideologists.
The Independent warned that China's rise so far may have been as peaceful as its leaders and ideologists contend, but Beijing's plans for space should be cause for vigilance.
This left the case to be hijacked by the so called "Conflict Resolution" studies and implementation ideologists, which complicated more than it is needed, as there are interest groups who does not want this problem solved once and for all.
The Iraqi war destroyed a country and divided a nation, which made the antagonism towards the US and its allies mushroom throughout the region, giving rise to radical Islamic ideologists.
From their very beginning the American colonies attracted ideologists in the form of English Puritans.