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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.
We look forward to wider GCC meetings at various levels of responsibility to boost our ability to stave off conspiracies and threats, especially terrorism with its ideologists, sponsors and funders," Prince Khalifa said.
Besides, walk around most city centres in this current Winter of Discontent and instead of bags of rubbish you'll see humans in sleeping bags caused mainly by budget cuts driven by the same ideologists.
This bunch of blinkered ideologists are leading our country into economic meltdown.
Islamic terrorism has spread from its origins in the Middle East and taken hold of several African states such as the Central African Republic, Nigeria and Somalia among other examples; where extremist Islamic ideologists have seized the opportunity to capitalize upon chronic dissatisfaction in the many failed states across the continent.
This joint training is our response to ideologists, organizers and sponsors of hybrid wars, Petro Poroshenko said.
To this day the BBC has never stopped intentionally misreporting, simply because many of its staff are not true journalists, but ideologists, especially in its Arabic service.
The linguistics professor, who had lived for 12 years in the US, is considered by Rwandan prosecutors as one of the key ideologists of the genocide in which Hutu extremists killed 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus in 1994.
Not every Sunni is acceptable to the ISIS ideologists.
He urged Muslim countries to play a key role in the coalition against ISIL which cause a threat to the entire world, saying: "The ideologists of militants make a mockery of Islam and prevent its true humanistic values.
Apologists are after some sort of a good career in the future; some pursue deputyship, some seek reputation and material gains and some are eager to serve as honorary ideologists of the regime.
Summary: Many key decision-makers and ideologists of the Islamic Republic of Iran have repeatedly expressed suspicion of the conventional paradigm of economic growth and development.