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Is·lam·ism(ĭs-lä′mĭz′əm, ĭz-, ĭs′lə-, ĭz′-)
1. An Islamic revivalist movement, often characterized by moral conservatism, literalism, and the attempt to implement Islamic values in all spheres of life.
2. The religious faith, principles, or cause of Islam.
Is·lam′ist adj. & n.
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(Islam) supporting or advocating Islamic fundamentalism
(Islam) a supporter or advocate of Islamic fundamentalism
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|Noun||1.||Islamist - a scholar who knowledgeable in Islamic studies|
|2.||Islamist - an orthodox Muslim |
Islam, Muslimism - the civilization of Muslims collectively which is governed by the Muslim religion; "Islam is predominant in northern Africa, the Middle East, Pakistan, and Indonesia"
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Islamist[ˈɪzləmɪst] n → islamiste mf
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n → Islamist(in) m(f)
adj → islamistisch
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