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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.
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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
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ideologist - an advocate of some ideology
advocate, advocator, exponent, proponent - a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
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Translations
ideologi

ideologist

[ˌaɪdɪˈɒlədʒɪst] Nideólogo/a m/f
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ideologist

[ˌaɪdiˈɒlədʒɪst] nidéologue mf
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ideologist

nIdeologe m, → Ideologin f
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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 ideologists and investors of the cultural project are businessmen God Nisanov and Zarakh Iliyev, who were born in Krasnaya Sloboda, and STMEGI International Charitable Foundation.
Levski became one of the ideologists of the Bulgarian national revolution.
However Labour in Shrewsbury is keen to dispel any notion that in the local party this has been accompanied by entryism, the arrival of ideologists from the hard Left who are enthusiastic spear-carriers for the Corbyn agenda.
FDR pledged "the abrogation of all laws and decrees inspired by Nazi governments or Nazi ideologists." But his public rhetoric apparently didn't express his private feelings.
Delivering a speech here on Saturday, Malik said, aACoeIt is a matter of deep anguish that a number of youth, some of whom were pursuing professional studies were influenced by extreme ideologists to pick up a gun and join groups which perpetuate violence.
'Those who wanted to leave the party had left before elections, the remaining ones in the party were 'ideologists' (Nazryati).
"Those who wanted to leave the party had left before elections and the remaining ones in the party are ideologists," he said.
The two were reportedly trained by Saivali Shafiev, active member of the Islamic Renaissance Party, who is also one of ideologists of the Islamic State at the same time.
Asked party chairman Imran Khan was now looking for electable candidates instead of honouring the old guards and party ideologists, Mr Mahmood said the party was now assessing the ground realities and wanted to field candidates, who could win elections.