ideologue


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i·de·o·logue

 (ī′dē-ə-lôg′, -lŏg′, ĭd′ē-)
n.
An advocate of a particular ideology, especially an official exponent of that ideology.

[French idéologue, back-formation from idéologie, ideology; see ideology.]

i•de•o•logue

(ˈaɪ di əˌlɔg, -ˌlɒg, ˈɪd i-, aɪˈdi-)

n.
a zealous advocate or adherent of an ideology.
[1805–15; < French idéologue]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ideologue - an advocate of some ideology
advocate, advocator, exponent, proponent - a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
Translations

ideologue

[ˈɪdɪəlɒg] Nideólogo/a m/f

ideologue

[ˈaɪdiəlɒg] n (= ideologist) → idéologue mf
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